Marketing 101 Class


On Tuesday, April 26, Tiffany Davis and Jen Park of Mount Saint Mary College visited SENYLRC to teach members about tools and tips they can use to create better promotional materials. In this interactive class, participants talked about the value of good marketing messages, looked at examples of successful campaigns, and played with technology tools to improve the flyers, signs, and other materials they use to promote programs in their libraries.

Patron-Driven Weeding Webinar

In case you missed it, we wanted to share the video of the Patron-Driven Weeding webinar, which we produced for Empire State Library Network on March 30. Hosted by Kristin Hart and Rebecca Hyams of SUNY Maritime College, participants learned about the librarians' creative solution for weeding out old books while simultaneously jazzing up their Information Literacy class. We hope you enjoy it!


On Friday, April 1, Amber Billey visited SENYLRC to teach a class on BIBFRAME, the new cataloging standard on the horizon. While full implementation is years away, it is helpful for librarians to be aware of the need for linked data as well as the limitations and successes of the current MARC standards. 

Peter Iglinski Teaches SENYLRC Members to Speak with Impact

 On February 25, 2016, Peter Iglinski visited SENYLRC for a well-received presentation on persuasive speaking. During the 3-hour class, the participants in the packed room learned techniques to make their arguments more persuasive. The techniques help with speaking to stakeholders like elected officials, administrators, and other people of influence.