Monthly Archives: June 2007

Rockefeller Institute Looks at Community Colleges

The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government yesterday held a public policy forum titled: “Community Colleges and the State Workforce.” Attending to demonstrate NYSHEI’s support of the academic role in economic development, NYSHEI Executive Director Jason Kramer, seized the opportunity of the forum to improve contacts for academic libraries to the economic development interests of […]

CQ Press Trial

From now until August 31, 2007, NYSHEI members have the opportunity to sign on for a trial subscription to the CQ Press Electronic Library. Interested members should Erin Kennedy ( of CQ Press. Be sure to include your name, title, institution, telephone number, and institutiona IP addresses. Complete details on the collections are available here.

New Jersey Knowledge Initiative Presentation to NYSHEI

Judith Cohn, Associate Vice President for Scholarly Information and University Librarian at UMDNJ, has made available her presentation to the NYSHEI Annual Meeting. Focusing on the economic development support of academic libraries, Ms. Cohn spoke of the success of the New Jersey Knowledge Initiative and offered important lessons for NYSHEI’s efforts in New York. njki-presentation.ppt

Annual Meeting Evaluation

The people have spoken – the annual meeting was a success. The NYSHEI Annual Meeting took place on June 4, 2007 at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. The Theme was “Building Partnerships for Print and Electronic Resources”. The speakers were Bernard Reilly (Center for Research Libaries, Chicago), Perry Willett (University of Michigan), and Lofti […]

Sailing through SUNYLA

SUNYLA 2007 was a rousing success. Held at Maritime College this well attended event had something for everyone. Maritime Library Director Constantia Constantinou was a model host, and has set the bar high for all future SUNYLA events. Well done. Please visit SUNYLA to read more.

Join the NYSHEI Web Team

NYSHEI is looking for a few good geeks. In recent months traffic at has grown considerably. Now, it needs your help to reach its full potential. If you have an ability in electronic communications, a desire to collaborate and experiment with colleagues, or an interest in writing, please email Jason Kramer at Mention […]

NYS Legislature Honors NYSHEI

In distinct actions the New York State Senate and Assembly passed Legislative Resolutions honoring NYSHEI. With unanimous support, Senator Jim Alesi (R-Rochester), Chair of the Senate Economic Development Commitee, and Assembly Member Deborah Glick (D-Manhattan), Chair of the Assembly Higher Education Committee, passed resolutions heralding the work of NYSHEI. Both resolutions passed in time for […]

NYSHEI Annual Meeting

The Fifth NYSHEI Annual Meeting is in the history books. Seventy-seven stalwart NYSHEI supporters braved the pouring rain to make the day a rousing success. Special thanks are owed to Thomson, the top sponsor of NYSHEI events for the fifth straight year, Elsevier, Apple and CSA ProQuest. Without their assistance the day would not have […]