How to Manage a Successful Volunteer/Docent Program Thursday, November 30
South Huntington Public Library
How to Develop a Digital Project with Antonia Mattheou, Archivist, Huntington Town Clerk's Archives Thursday, December 14 Harborfields Public Library 9:00AM-1:00PM
LILRC Holidays November 23 November 24 December 22 December 25
LILRC Wishes a Happy Retirement to Herbert Biblo
The LILRC Board of Trustees and staff wish to congratulate Mr. Herbert Biblo, Executive Director, on his retirement after 35 years of leadership. Among his many achievements at LILRC, Mr. Biblo initiated the Nassau County and Suffolk County Legislative Breakfasts, as well as the LILRC Annual Conference on Libraries and the Future.
Mr. Biblo served as President of NCLA in 1994. He received the LDA Award for Excellence in Library Achievement in 2000, and received the Library Trustees Association of New York State Distinguished Service Award in 2010.
We thank Mr. Biblo for years of dedication to the Long Island library community!
We wish Mr. Biblo and his family health and happiness.
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Upcoming Continuing Education
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LILRC Snapshops: Suffolk County 31st Annual Legislative Breakfast
Friday, September 15, 2017-- The Suffolk County 31st Annual Legislative Breakfast, co-sponsored by LILRC and the Suffolk County Library Association (SCLA), was held at the Sachem Public Library. Additional photos are available online at: https://flic.kr/s/aHsm58UvNd
Hospital Library Services Program (HLSP)
3rd Annual Conference
December 1, 2017 Stony Brook University
Keynote speaker Nancy Tomes, Ph.D.
“Nuisance or Necessity? Historical Perspectives on the ‘Informed’ Patient.”
All are welcome to attend!
This conference is particularly relevant to medical librarians, community outreach librarians, and reference librarians.
For more information please visit lilrc.org.
From our archives...
Herb Biblo and former LILRC Board Member Hugh Mahoney initiate the first Legislative Breakfast to connect libraries to legislators 32 years ago.
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LILRC Snapshops: Nassau County 32nd Annual Legislative Breakfast
Friday, September 29, 2017-- The Nassau County 32nd Annual Legislative Breakfast, co-sponsored by LILRC and the Nassau County Library Association (NCLA), was held at the Nassau Library System. Additional photos are available online at: https://flic.kr/s/aHsm5bzBwU
Are you attending this year’s NYLA Annual Conference & Trade Show in Saratoga Springs? The Long Island Library Resources Council and LIU Palmer School of Library and Information Science invite you to join us for the Long Island Reception at Jacob & Anthony's American Grille following the conference.
Thursday, November 9, 2017
6:00pm – 7:45pm
Jacob & Anthony's American Grille
38 High Rock Ave.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
We’ll provide an open bar and appetizers throughout the evening. We look forward to seeing you there!
Long Island Reception at 2017 NYLA Annual Conference
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Call for Chapters: The Complete Guide to Open Scholarship (ALA Editions)
Editors: Darren Chase & Dana Haugh
Submission Deadline: 12/1
We are looking for case studies, research, and critical essays on various aspects of open access scholarship, including:
Library Open Access Initiatives (implementations, challenges, processes, training, promotion/outreach, etc.)
Open Access Publishers & Journals (reception, evaluation measures, predatory publishers)
Repositories (green open access, university-specific, network of open repositories, discipline-specific platforms)
Open Educational Resources (current landscape, value/usage, challenges)
Open Data (data repositories, linked data, metadata, research data management)
Publishing Models (gold open access, new models, university presses, peer-review etc)
Research consortia, governmental & NGO initiatives
Public access to publically-funded research
University policies on open access (issues of mandatory vs. voluntary, on-boarding faculty/staff, creating buy-in, etc.)
Future of open access
Other areas of open scholarship
Abstract submission deadline: December 1, 2017
Notification of acceptance/rejection: January 15, 2017
Please use this form to submit abstracts of 200-500 words.
Abstracts should briefly describe your topic and how your chapter relates to open scholarship. Multiple submissions are welcome. If your submission is tentatively accepted, the editors may request modifications. Material cannot be previously published.
Final chapters will be in the 3,000-5,000 word range (some exceptions will be made for longer chapters). Chapters will be peer-reviewed.
Direct any questions to Darren Chase firstname.lastname@example.org or Dana Haugh email@example.com
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People and Places
Need a super portable, easy to use, fun projector for a program? Why not borrow our brand new ZTE Spro 2. You can connect the ZTE Spro 2 to a laptop using an HDMI or USB cable. However, what really makes the ZTE Spro 2 cool is the touchscreen it has built in to it. With this screen you can easily plug your flash drive directly into the projector and pull up Powerpoint slides or documents to project. But wait there’s more! Since the Spro 2 connects to WiFi you don’t even need a flash drive. You can pull up your Powerpoint slides right from Google Drive. You can also show videos using Netflix or YouTube right from the projector. The projector has a built in battery which may be perfect for a busy Young Adult room, no need to worry about patrons tripping over wires!
Check out our other items available for loan as part of our Equipment Loan Program on our website: http://www.lilrc.org/member-services/equipment/
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Christine Marra, Director, Oceanside Library
Jamie Saragossi, Head, Health Sciences Library, Stony Brook University
Denice Evans-Sheppard, Executive Director, Oyster Bay Historical Society
Comsewogue Public Library on its 50th Anniversary
West Hempstead Public Library on its 50th Anniversary
Michael Huang on becoming director of global library initiatives at Stony Brook University Libraries
Stony Brook Health Science Librarians Jessica Koos, Jamie Saragossi, and Gregg Stevens, as well as Sal Filosa from the Port Jefferson Free Library, receiving the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) Health Information Awareness Award.
LILRC thanks Assembly Member Anthony D'Urso for awarding LILRC a New York State Assembly Citation recognizing its contributions to the library community.
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NOVELNY, the New York Online Virtual Electronic Library, is a public no-cost online information network that creates a “library without walls.” NOVELNY provides a gateway for all New Yorkers, even those in the most geographically isolated communities, to a vast array of electronic books, e-journals, full text magazines and articles as well as to the rich resources of libraries throughout the state via online catalogs, digitized collections of photographs, images, maps, manuscripts, encyclopedias, journals and other proprietary databases licensed on a statewide basis for free public access.
Newly added resources from Britannica:
Other available resources from Gale-Cengage:
Business Insights: Essentials
Educators Reference Complete
Expanded Academic ASAP
General OneFile with InfoTrac Collections
General Reference Center Gold
Health Reference Center Academic
New York State Newspapers
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Research in Context
Save the Date
NYLA Library Advocacy Day
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
More details coming soon!
Want to connect with your colleagues in the Long Island library community? Join the Facebook group "LI Librarians." Follow this link to request to join: www.facebook.com/groups/LongIslandLibrarians/
Doing holiday shopping and want to support LILRC? Visit this link to automatically benefit LILRC with your Amazon shopping.
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New Resources Available Through the New York State Library
#LibrariesRespond to Natural Disasters
Libraries are an essential service in helping communities recover from natural disasters, including Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and the recent wildfires in California. In Puerto Rico, on October 16, the San Juan Community Library opened its doors to patrons and began circulating materials, all without power or internet. According to Lisa Peet of Library Journal, mainland libraries are helping both financially and by hosting crisis mapathons. If you are interested in donating, visit the ALA Disaster Relief Fund (currently supporting libraries in the Caribbean Islands, Mexico, and Puerto Rico).
Peet, Lisa. “Mainland Libraries Aid Maria Victims with Money, Mapathons.”Library Journal, 18 Oct. 2017, lj.libraryjournal.com/2017/10/academic-libraries /mainland-libraries-aid-maria-victims-money-mapathons/.
2017 LILRC by the Numbers
Continuing Education Events
3 Facebook likes: facebook.com/lilrcouncil
Attendees at our events (so far!)
Twitter followers: @lilrc
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Looking to Hire? Place a Free
Jobline Ad with LILRC!
Libraries are reminded to list professional and support staff job openings on Jobline. Webpage postings are retained for two weeks at no charge. Instructions for submitting a Jobline posting are available online at: http://www.lilrc.org/pdf/jobline.pdf.
Those seeking positions in Long Island libraries are reminded to check Jobline online at: http://www.lilrc.org/jobline
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