SUNYLA promotes the professional development and collaboration of library personnel across SUNY in order to advance library service(s) to our campuses and the people of New York State.

Empire Collaborations 2014

The SUNYLA 2014 conference will be held at the University at Albany June 11-13, 2014.  For more information, contact the conference chair, Wendy West, at

Information about the SUNYLA annual conference can be found at

For more information on the full week of conferences, check out

SUNYLA Elections

Ballots have gone out to campus delegates!  If you have not yet received your ballot, contact your campus delegate.  Ballots must be received by the secretary by May 1, 2014, to be counted.

Elections are being held for

  • First vice president/president elect
  • Second vice president/program chair
  • Secretary

Additionally, several by-law changes are being voted on.

Empire Collaborations (SUNYLA 2014 & more) Registration Open

Empire Collaborations – Three Conferences, One Trip – Registration Is Open

NYSHEI, NY3Rs/NYLA ASLS Section Academic Librarians 2014, SUNYLA 2014

Poster Session Proposals Still Open

Poster session proposals are still being accepted for the 2014 conference.  If you’d like to present a poster, please see the submission form for more details:

Scholarships Available

Two scholarships are available to help defray the costs of attending the SUNYLA conference.

The first, the Daniel F. Kissane Memorial Scholarship, is available to students enrolled in ALA-accredited MLS (or equivalent) programs in New York State, and covers travel (up to $350), lodging, registration, and meals.  For more information about the scholarship, please see

March Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be March 21, 2014, at the University at Albany, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

If you need a parking pass, please contact Greg Bobish ( by March 18.

Membership Renewals

Make sure your membership is current (2014)!

SUNYLA Officer Elections

SUNYLA will be holding elections for the following offices in about a month:

  • 1st Vice-President/President-Elect
  • 2nd Vice-President/Conference Chair
  • Secretary

If you're interested in running for one of the offices, please contact Alvin Dantes at

For more information on the duties and responsibilities of each office, please see the Manual of Duties and Responsibilities.

SUNYLA Snapshot - November Meeting

SUNYLA Snapshot (highlights from the latest SUNYLA Council meeting, 11/20/13)

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