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Nicole Menchise, Regional Archivist

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August 2018

Raspberry Pi for the Techie

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Merrick Public Library, 1691 Meadowbrook Rd.
North Merrick, NY 11566 United States
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Chris Jelley from the North Merrick Public Library will show participants how he saved his library money by having his OPACs run off of Raspberry Pi computers instead of PC computers.  Chris will also show how he makes and runs “headache free” digital signage with Raspberry Pi. After the workshop Chris will lead a tour of North Merrick Public Library so participants can see the Raspberry Pi computers in action. On top of learning how to create Raspberry Pi OPACs…

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September 2018

LILRC Committee for the Preservation of Local History

September 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 12, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on June 14, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on September 13, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on December 13, 2018 at 10:30am

Farmingdale Public Library, 116 Merritts Rd
Farmingdale, NY 11735 United States
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October 2018

23rd Annual Archives Conference

October 12 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Brentwood Country Club, 100 Pennsylvania Ave
Brentwood, NY 11717 United States
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Medical Archives: Processing, Privacy and Preservation Breakfast/Registration will begin at 9:30AM Conference "Welcome" will begin at 10:00AM Program with Q&A 10:10AM-11:00AM (approx. 25 minutes each): Jamie Saragossi, Head of Health Sciences Library, Stony Brook University will discuss her current project cataloging historical dental equipment and beginning an online collection for SBU libraries. Kristen Nyitray, Director of Special Collections and University Archives for Stony Brook University, will talk about her journey processing the collection of Dr. Max Fink, neurologist, author and…

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November 2018

Social Media Engagement for Cultural Institutions

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sachem Public Library, 150 Holbrook Road
Holbrook, NY 11741 United States
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Every cultural institution, no matter its size, reach, or audience, is expected to have a social media presence. The public expects to engage with institutions through various platforms, including blogs, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Yet institutions often face significant obstacles in this work, from a lack of technological infrastructure to limited staff time and knowledge. In this workshop, we will discuss: The benefits and challenges of social media Blogging as a platform for engagement Best practices for running an institutional…

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