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June 2015 | Volume 63 | Number 3

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A Message from the President...

2015 June e-Bulletin President’s Report, from Geoff Kirkpatrick

Roundtables, revitalization and roadtrips.

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School Libraries DO Increase Student Achievement

By: Joette Stefl-­Mabry, Ph.D. University of Albany, SUNY

For decades researchers have tried to link school librarians with increases in student achievement.  However, prior research generated very little convincing evidence of an impact - until now.

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Author Cory Doctorow: Information Doesn't Want to be Free

Along with the library at the New York Academy of Medicine, NYLA hosted a lecture by Cory Doctorow at the academy on June 6, in New York City.  Doctorow is a science fiction author, activist, journalist, blogger and the co-editor of Boing Boing. and Cataloging Librarian, Binghamton University Libraries

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Former Lives of Libraries: Cohoes Public Library

Once a church, and home to a Mastodon, the Cohoes Public Library has quite a history.

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NYLA 125: Explore Learn Grow

Save the Date for the 2015 NYLA Annual Conference & Trade Show in Lake Placid, NY

October 21-24, 2015

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