Call for Poster Proposals Extended

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SUNYLA 2019: The Big Migration and the Challenge of Change

Onondaga Community College

June 12-14, 2019

 Call for Poster Session Proposals

Deadline to submit: April 5, 2019

They say change can be good for you, and libraries are great at it. Over the last several years, SUNY libraries have encountered and addressed many changes. These include the “big migration” to Alma/Primo, the Information Literacy Framework, transitioning from print to online resources, etc. SUNYLA 2019 will focus on engaging and embracing the changes we will experience this year, while taking a look ahead at the ways library resources and services will transform our future.

The poster session will take place on Thursday afternoon, June 13, 4:15-6:15pm.

Please submit poster session proposals here: Call for Poster Session Proposals

All SUNY and non-SUNY librarians and staff are invited to submit proposals for the poster session.

Please note:

* Wifi is available in the poster session area, as are a limited number of electrical outlets.  If you plan to use an electronic display, please bring a fully charged device.

* For information about expense reimbursement, please see the Guidelines for the SUNYLA Annual Conference expenses.

If you have any questions please contact Lisa Hoff, L.M.Hoff@sunyocc.edu

 

Keynote Speaker: Jason Schmitt

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Jason Schmitt (002)Jason Schmitt is a filmmaker, journalist and Chair of the Department of Communication, Media & Design at Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY.  Schmitt concentrates his research toward online education impacting a global audience, open access relating to academic publications, and media industry future trends.

As a filmmaker, his documentary, “Paywall: The Business of Scholarship,” has had 350 public screenings at institutions around the globe and an audience of over 150,000 have viewed the film. Since September 2018, Schmitt has given lectures in support of open access of research at venues as diverse as the United Nations, Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Netherlands, the University of Iceland, Université Côte d’Azur in Nice, France, Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany, and the Institute for Globally Distributed Open Research and Education (IGDORE) in Indonesia. Schmitt’s prior film career found him as the interviewer/field producer for the documentary, “Louder Than Love,” a film on the historic rock venue The Grande Ballroom and its influence on rock and roll music. The film was awarded an Emmy in 2016 and has been to more than 35 festivals from Detroit to LA and London to Australia.

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As a journalist, Schmitt has written more than 70 pieces for outlets like Forbes Asia, the Huffington Post, EdSurge, BoingBoing, Slate, EuroDoc, Elmore Magazine, and DBusiness.

In addition to writing and film, Schmitt is involved in providing insight and leadership toward startup companies in the digital space and, in 2016, he judged over 1,000 startup pitches and business models for venture capital funding.

Schmitt has two textbooks released in 2018: Purposeful Communication in the Digital Age and Speaking with a Purpose. Both books are published through Routledge.

Call for Poster Session Proposals

Featured

SUNYLA 2019: The Big Migration and the Challenge of Change

Onondaga Community College

June 12-14, 2019

 Call for Poster Session Proposals

Deadline to submit: March 31, 2019

They say change can be good for you, and libraries are great at it. Over the last several years, SUNY libraries have encountered and addressed many changes. These include the “big migration” to Alma/Primo, the Information Literacy Framework, transitioning from print to online resources, etc. SUNYLA 2019 will focus on engaging and embracing the changes we will experience this year, while taking a look ahead at the ways library resources and services will transform our future.

The poster session will take place on Thursday afternoon, June 13, 4:15-6:15pm.

Please submit poster session proposals here: Call for Poster Session Proposals

All SUNY and non-SUNY librarians and staff are invited to submit proposals for the poster session.

Please note:

* Wifi is available in the poster session area, as are a limited number of electrical outlets.  If you plan to use an electronic display, please bring a fully charged device.

* For information about expense reimbursement, please see the Guidelines for the SUNYLA Annual Conference expenses.

If you have any questions please contact Lisa Hoff, L.M.Hoff@sunyocc.edu