Monthly Archives: May 2008

State Librarian Posting

Below is the job posting for the next State Librarian. Applications, as well as nominations, are encouraged. State Librarian Salary: $133,506 – $146,927 Location: Albany, New York The New York State Board of Regents and the Commissioner of Education are seeking an experienced and innovative individual to serve as Assistant Commissioner for Libraries and State […]

Moveable Feast for Information Snackers

Louis Gordon Crovitz, a true leader in the movement of information in the digital age, speculates on the future of books in the Wall Street Journal.

Meet the Speakers

The NYSHEI Annual Meeting is pleased to have a program of expert voices on the concerns surrounding academic libraries as the states information infrastructure. In order of appearance on the program we are pleased to welcome, E. J. McMahon Mr. McMahon is the Director of the Empire Center for New York State Policy and the […]

Changing Political Fortunes

For SUNY, and perhaps most of the higher education sector of New York, the transition in the Governor’s Mansion from Eliot Spitzer to David Paterson has been nothing short of dramatic. The ripple started a few months back threatens to grow into a wave sweeping across the Legislature and Executive. Today’s Albany Times Union takes […]

Thomson Reuters: Platinum Sponsors

Thomson Reuters has again stepped forward to sponsor the NYSHEI Annual Meeting at the platinum level. This marks the sixth consecutive year that Thomson supported NYSHEI at the highest level. “Thomson Reuters is a proud sponsor of the NYSHEI Annual Meeting. We share their vision for providing access to quality information for academic and research […]

Uses of Community Colleges

The Rockefeller Institute today released a study that found that the utilization of two-year colleges varied widely across the United States. The author of the study, Institute Senior Fellow David Schaffer, will be a presenter at the NYSHEI Annual Meeting on June 2 in Syracuse.

Ebsco: Bronze Sponsor

EBSCO is sponsoring the 6th NYSHEI Annual Meeting at the bronze level. “EBSCO Publishing is proud to partner with NYSHEI to promote higher education initiatives in NY,” said Jim Kropelin, Regional Sales Manager. “It is gratifying to have EBSCO among our supporters. NYSHEI continues to grow and strengthen because of the partnership of organizations like […]

Sen. Griffo Hearing

State Senator Joseph Griffo (R-Utica) recently hosted a hearing at Utica College to examine how government, educators and business leaders can improve their partnerships, to the benefit of all. Joining Senator Griffo were members of the Senate Committee on Higher Education, and invited speakers. Below are samples from the evening. All demonstrate the critical niche […]

Elsevier: Platinum Sponsor

Elsevier is sponsoring the 6th Annual Meeting of NYSHEI at the platinum level. This is the highest level of direct support. “Elsevier has sponsored every single meeting of NYSHEI, and their support continues to grow. Elsevier has been an active and energetic partner as NYSHEI pursues it goals. I sincerely thank them for their commitment […]

Blackwell: Bronze Sponsor

Blackwell’s Book Services is sponsoring the NYSHEI Annual Meeting at the Bronze Level. Blackwell’s serves over 15,000 academic, research and special libraries in 120 countries. Through a personalized network of services, from approval plans, firm orders, out-of-print, standing orders, and opening day collections to other features such as table of contents enrichment and electronic new […]