NY State Library Assistants Conference Announcement Eileen O'Hara 07 Feb 1991 06:02 UTC


Since 1978, the New York State Library Assistants' Association (NYSLAA) has
sponsored an annual statewide conference especially for library assistants.
The conference has been an excellent opportunity for assistants to attend
career related workshops designed to assist them in their professional develop-
ment.  It has also given them an opportunity to network with other library
assistants and to freely discuss issues relevant to their present occupations.
Each year library assistants have left the conference with a renewed sense of

The 1991 Conference will be hosted by Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs,
NY on June 19-21.  A sampling of the workshops being offered include:

"OCLC's new PRISM Service"   Speaker: representative from SUNY-OCLC

"Copyrighting and Academic/Research Libraries"
     Speaker:  Irvin Stevens, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

"The New York State Newspaper Project"
    Speaker: Walter Cybulski, Preservation Coord.  NYS Newspaper Project

"CD-ROMS and Their Effects on Libraries"
    Speaker: Rosemary Delvechio, Skidmore College

"Cultural Diversity in the Workplace"
     Speaker: Sandra Klein, NYS Regional Dir., Anti-Defamation League

"The Drug Free Workplace Act"
    Speaker:  from NYS Division of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse

"What You Say Before You Say Anything"
    Speaker:  Judi Clements, Speech Training Associates

    Speaker:  William Decker, Consultant, BRODART Corp.

"Reference Interviewing"
     Speaker:  Rosemary Delvechio, Skidmore College

We would appreciate it if you would pass this information on to staff working
in your library.   If you are interested in obtaining a registration brochure
for the Conference, please contact:  Mary Ann Fitzgerald at Skidmore College
<FITZGERALDM@SKIDMORE.BITNET>.     If you are interested in learning more
about the New York State Library Assistants' Association, or about our con-
ferences in general, please contact me, Eileen O'Hara, Chair of the Conference
Planning Committee for NYSLAA <ELOHARA@BROCK1P>.