News from the State Librarian

From the Desk of Bernard A. Margolis, New York State Librarian and Assistant Commissioner for Libraries Take this quick NOVELNY quiz - see how you do! Are the following ten statements True or False? (See answers at the end of this column): The acronym NOVELNY stands for New York Online Virtual Electronic Library. Started in [...]

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system overview

by Steven Bachman, Executive Director of 4CLS The Four County Library System (4CLS) is located in south-central New York and covers Broome, Chenango, Delaware, and Otsego County. 4CLS's 4,000 square mile service area includes 42 member libraries. The largest library in the system is the Broome County Public Library, situated in Binghamton and chartered to [...]

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from the Editor’s Desk

Greetings, LTA members and library supporters. My impression of 2017 so far is that everyone I know is busy, busy, busy. Whether it is family life, work load, or volunteer activities, the time from January 1st to mid April has just flown by. I have no doubt many of our readers will agree. Recognizing everyone's busy schedule, I hope you [...]

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Introduction

Introduction Welcome to the 2016 revision of the Handbook. This year we have included links to several new webinars that will help you do your job as a trustee. The State Library is constantly adding to this valuable resource and we suggest you check it out from time to time. (http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/webinars/index.html). In addition to some [...]

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