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Discussion Using Free Web Tools to Build Your Library Career FREE workshop with the NY Librarians Meetup group

by Stephanie Gross on Thu, Nov 9, 2017 at 11:34 am

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Announcing a new Meetup for The NY Librarians Meetup!

What: Using Free Web Tools To Build Your Library Career

 

 

 

When: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 5:30 PM

Where: Mulberry Street Branch Library
10 Jersey Street [Between Lafayette & Mulberry Streets]
New York, NY
212.966.3424

Lisa Chow and Sandra Sajonas, two 2010 Library Journal Movers & Shakers, will talk about free web tools to build your library career.

Lisa and Sandra will talk about tools like LinkedIn, Google Sites, Blogs (Blogger, Wordpress), wikis (Wetpaint, Pbworks/pbwiki), Slideshare, bit.ly, and other Google tools (Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Alerts, etc). They will discuss issues like professional vs. personal exposure (i.e. Facebook). and your concerns about putting information online.

At the end of this presentation, attendees will:
- learn how to build and promote a web presence
- learn about tips and tricks to build, expand, and maintain their professional network
- share their own career tips and tools with the group

More information about the speakers can be found at their LinkedIn profiles:
http://www.linkedin.com/in/lisachow23

 http://www.linkedin.com/in/sandra5
 Please join us for what will certainly be an informative meeting.We will have room for 25 people. Please RSVP by 4PM November 2nd.

 

RSVP to this Meetup:

http://www.meetup.com/NYLibrarians/calendar/15186022/

 
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Discussion "Mind your own business!" Tour of NYPL-SIBL (Science, Business & Industry)

by Stephanie Gross on Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 12:44 pm

Want to start your own business? Find a job? Madeleine Cohen, Assistant Director for Electronic Resources will be taking the NY Librarians Meetup on a tour of the renowned Science, Industry and Business Library near Herald Square on 34th Street and Madison Avenue. Even if you know this branch, it's well-worth coming and hearing about the history of the branch, services offered and employment possibilities. If you wish, email questions to me and I'll forward them to Maddy. Since we are limited to only 20 members, please make sure that you cancel if you won't be able to attend.

Want to start your own business? Find a job? Madeleine Cohen, Assistant Director for Electronic Resources will be taking the NY Librarians Meetup on a tour of the renowned Science, Industry and Business Library near Herald Square on 34th Street and Madison Avenue. Even if you know this branch, it's well-worth coming and hearing about the history of the branch, services offered and employment possibilities. If you wish, email questions to me and I'll forward them to Maddy. Since we are limited to only 20 members, please make sure that you cancel if you won't be able to attend.

After-tour networking is planned and guest from outside NYLM will be invited. Watch this space!

Stephanie Gross, MSLIS
Organizer, NY Librarians Meetup

ereserves.stephanieATgmail.com

 http://nylibrariansmeetup.blogspot.com

 http://www.meetup.com/nylibrarians

 Twitter:  NYLibrarians

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Event NY Librarians Meetup : Celebrate Brooklyn's Rite of Spring @ the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

by Stephanie Gross on Fri, May 1, 2009 at 02:25 pm

 

Come network with the NY Librarians Meetup Sunday, May 3rd 1 P until closing
 Hanami: Celebrating the Cherry Blossom-viewing Season

Hanami is the Japanese cultural tradition of viewing and cherish each moment of the cherry blossom season. We'll meet at the main entrance of the Gardens, and then find a spot where we can plunk ourselves to mix and mingle. Among the activities, participants may:

 

Come network with the NY Librarians Meetup Sunday, May 3rd 1 P until closing
 Hanami: Celebrating the Cherry Blossom-viewing Season

Hanami is the Japanese cultural tradition of viewing and cherish each moment of the cherry blossom season. We'll meet at the main entrance of the Gardens, and then find a spot where we can plunk ourselves to mix and mingle. Among the activities, participants may:

* Stroll under a canopy of cherry trees
* View artwork inspired by cherry blooms in the Steinhardt Conservatory Gallery
* Savor special Japanese entrees at the Terrace Cafe

Other library networking groups will be contacted and invited. There is an admission fee to the Gardens, but there are special rates for students and members.

 

To join this meetup, please visit their official site:  http://www.meetup.com/nylibrarians.  There is no charge to do so.

For more information about the Cherry Blossom Festival and to purchase tickets to that event, please see:  http://www.bbg.org. There is an admission fee, and tickets may be purchased online.  Special discounts are given to students and seniors.

 

See you there!

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The mission of Social Networking for Librarians and Library Students is:

 

  • To provide ALL library students as well as library school graduates with an opportunity to explore the nature of social networking for library professionals, especially in the current economic downturn.
  • To ensure that all members of this community be able to freely discuss issues relating to Information & Library Science education, employment opportunities in traditional as well as non-traditional fields.
  • To motivate and mentor such individuals to join social networking groups or create them where they are absent.
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