Civil Rights March on Washington

One Washington Correspondent witnessed and documented the Civil Rights March of 1968. Esther Van Wagoner Tufty describes the many sights, sounds, and people she met that historic day.

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Professional Development Update: RDA

The Northern New York Library Network is offering two online webinars this winter to assist libraries in understanding and implementing RDA RDA:  Resource Description and Access, is the cataloging standard that has replaced AACR2. RDA offers libraries the potential to...
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New Year’s Celebrations of Old

New Year's resolutions, omens, and traditions abound. Ever wonder what would happen if you were a Babylonian King during the new year's festival? Or what traditions the Scottish have for their new year? Click here to read the whole article written for the Cazenovia...
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2016-17 Grants Announced

The Northern New York Library Network is again offering its members an opportunity to apply for a NNYLN Technology Services Innovation Grant or a NNYLN Digitization Grant. read more…

2016 Annual Meeting Recap

Thank you to everyone who came to our 2016 Annual Meeting in Lake Placid. There were excellent presentations, networking opportunities, and the presentation of our 26th Excellence in Library Service Award.

Congratulations to Chris Hebblethwaite from SUNY Oswego on being awarded our 26th Excellence in Library Service Award.

Also a thank you to all of our presenters. The presentations that they gave are linked below as well.



Jeff Mixter, OCLC Research Division – “Linked Data 101
Karyn Norwood, Adirondack Architectural Heritage – “Historic Libraries: The National Register and Beyond
Connie Holberg, Jefferson Community College – “Going from the 20th Century to the 21st Century in Two Not-So-Easy Steps
Matt Corey, North Country Library System – “360 Cameras in Libraries
Kelly Wilson, St. Lawrence-Lewis School Library System – “NYS Social Studies Frameworks”
Michelle Young, Clarkson University – “Electronic Remodeling
Ben Carman, Plattsburgh Public Library – “Youth Activity Space”
Linda Bull, New York State Archives – “How Secure Are Your Records? Cyber Security for Libraries



The rest of the photos from the Annual Meeting are on NNYLN’s Flickr page.