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NYLA Advocacy Day

January 23rd, 2015 · No Comments

[ February 25, 2015; ]     Library advocates can visit one-on-one with their legislators to inform them of NYLA’s State Budget Priorities for the year.

Advocacy Day Handout: Advocacy materials are distributed to Advocacy Day attendees to use in their meetings with legislators and staff.
Why is it important to travel to Albany to talk with my legislators about library issues?

Libraries need you to speak [...]

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Adobe Digital Editions 4.0: What you need to know

October 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Southern Adirondack Library System is committed to protecting the privacy of staff and members of the library community. We are concerned by the security and privacy implications of reports that Version 4.0 of Adobe Digital Editions (ADE 4.0) collects data about user reading habits and transmits this data to Adobe’s servers without encryption. This [...]

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Digital Literacy Training

October 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

The New York Library Association (NYLA) announces the last in its series of Digital Literacy train-the-trainer workshops.
Where: NYLA office, Guilderland, NY
When:   November 18, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
What:    Two sessions (morning and afternoon): one on the state-recommended digital literacy curriculum and one on how to teach the curriculum to adult learners
Who:     All [...]

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State Library Offers Webinar: Basics for New Public Library Directors

September 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

On Friday, September 12, from 10 am to 11 am, the New York State Library will offer a webinar entitled, “Basics for New Public Library Directors.”  The presenter will be Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, Coordinator for Library Sustainability for the Mid-Hudson Library System in Poughkeepsie, New York.
This is an introductory webinar on the basics of being [...]

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