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August 2012: eBooks, Apps and Your Digital Future
This issue will focus on the ever popular topic of eBooks, our uphill battle with the publishers and a closer look at how some libraries our utilizing eReaders and Apps in their lending practices.
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A Message from the President...
August 2012 e-Bulletin President’s Report, from Matt Bollerman
Jeremy Johannesen has been appointed as the New York Library Association Executive Director. The Council was impressed with Jeremy’s experience in running a membership organization, his advocacy efforts and his vision for NYLA’s continued success and made the decision on June 18. I look forward to watching his success now and in the future.
eBook Access and Discovery: Providing Access to “Mega-Hit” Titles
NYLA Annual Conference
Early bird deadling for registration is August 17, 2012. Rates will be increasing after this date!
The event will be held November 7th-10th in Saratoga Springs. Scheduling and registration details on 2012 Annual Conference & Trade Show website! You can also download the Promotional Conference Brochure by clicking here.
Teaching Skills for Librarians
A Professional Development Course Offered in Collaboration with the College of Saint Rose
The course will be predominately online, featuring both instructional modules and a culminating workshop. The modules will engage students in the development of foundational skills for teaching and learning for librarians; delivery of Instruction about libraries and library skills; use of technology for teaching and information resources for teaching library skills; and the need for collaboration in selecting content for effectively teaching library skills. The culminating activity will provide students with instructional “tools” and practical applications for their teaching.
Please click here to learn more and to register.
Library Assistant/Technician Training Program
This certificate, non-credit, one-week program is sponsored by NYLA in cooperation with community colleges around the state. It is open to individuals already working or newly hired in libraries, or people interested in working in libraries. To receive a certificate from the college, the individual must complete the entire 18 hour program.
For more information or to register, please click here.