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New York State Historic Newspapers Newsletter

The NYS Historic Newspapers project provides curated, free access to a wide range of newspapers chosen to reflect New York's unique history. Read the Spring 2017 Newsletter. The project is administered by the Northern New York Library Network in partnership with the...

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SU iSchool Offers New Masters Program

The School of Information Studies (iSchool) at Syracuse University announced a new master’s degree program in Enterprise Data Systems (EDS), which will offer how data and infrastructure work in an enterprise, through business and technical perspectives. Read more...

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Encyclopedia Britannica Being Added to NOVELNY

The New York State Library is adding Encyclopedia Britannica to the New York Online Virtual Electronic Library (NOVELNY) offerings as of July 1, 2017. The Encyclopedia Britannica e-resources that will be freely available to all New Yorkers will include the following:...

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A Cake and a Survival Kit = A Grand Farewell

Last Thursday, CLRC Board members held a farewell get-together for Debby Emerson and Déirdre Joyce, both are leaving the Council to take new positions. Debby is now the Director at the Wadsworth Public Library in Geneseo. Déirdre will be starting at the Syracuse...

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Local Libraries Receive Distinguished Citizens Award

Fayetteville Free Library, Manlius Library and Minoa Free Library recently took home Business of the Year awards presented by the Greater Manlius Chamber of Commerce at their Distinguished Citizens of the Year reception. Laura Ravera, Minoa Library Director, Jen...

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CLRC Participates in Library Advocacy Day in Albany

Public, academic, school and special library supporters traveled on the CLRC bus or drove to the state Capitol, to rally for increased library aid and to oppose Governor Cuomo's proposed 2017-2018 budget. Students and librarians from Central New York met with...

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NNLM MAR Funding Opportunities

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, invites applications for projects beginning May 14, 2017 and ending April 30, 2018. Five award types are available for outreach projects that: • Enhance clinicians’ and public health workers’...

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Jen Bort Joins CLRC – Welcome!

CLRC is pleased to welcome Jen Bort to the position of Research & Development Librarian. Jen has a background in communications/journalism and has held writing and editorial positions in Rochester and Syracuse. When she found herself in the role of “accidental...

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