Exhibits and Programs
Dallas, 11/22/63: 50 Years Later
Seventh Floor Exhibit - November-December 2013
The current exhibit on the seventh floor of the New York State Library commemorates the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy with an array of newspaper headlines, magazines, books, government documents and even political cartoons drawn from a variety of the Library's collections.
Previous seventh floor exhibits | Items from the NYS Library collections on exhibit elsewhere
All programs are FREE and open to all New York State employees and the general public.
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State Capital Universe and Loislaw Online
Senior Librarian Stephanie Barrett will demonstrate search strategies and techniques for using State Capital Universe and Loislaw - two online databases available at the New York State Library. State Capital Universe contains information on bills, regulations and statutes for New York and other States. This online resource also has information about state legislators, issues and public policy, state newspapers of record and links to websites with related information. Loislaw is an online source for Federal and state case law, statutes and acts, administrative rules and regulations, court rules and more. Space is limited and registration is required.
Location: 7th floor Librarians Room, New York State Library
December 3, 2013
Walking Tour of the Local History and Genealogy Resources at the New York State Library
The New York State Library is a treasure chest of resources for those tracing their family histories. Join us for a tour highlighting published genealogies, local histories, church records, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) records, United States and New York State Census records, newspapers on microfilm, city directories and more. The tour is limited to 15 individuals and registration is required.
Location: 7th floor New York State Library - meet in front of the Genealogy/Equipment Desk
December 5, 2013
Grant Resources Online at the New York State Library
Senior Librarian Allan Raney will demonstrate BIG Online America - an online database that includes detailed information and profiles on 25,000 foundations, corporate donors, matching gift programs, in kind donations and government grant makers. BIG Online also includes a step-by-step guide and award-winning templates for writing professional funding proposals and letters of inquiry. In addition, IRS Form 990s are available and keyword searchable. Allan will also demonstrate three online products from the Foundation Center that are now available at the New York State Library. The Foundation Directory Online provides accurate details on over 100,000 US foundations and corporate donors and over 2.2 million recent grants. Foundation Grants to Individuals Online is an online database of over 8,500 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grant seekers. Philanthropy In/Sight is an new interactive mapping tool which combines the Foundation Center's data on grant makers and their grants with Google maps. Users can use a wide range of customization options to create maps that reveal patterns of giving and funding relationships, show where philanthropy has made an impact and show where opportunities exist to fill critical needs. Space is limited and registration is required.
Location: 7th floor Computer Classroom, New York State Library
December 7, 2013
Reasonable Accommodation: Please let us know if any reasonable accommodation is required (Americans with Disabilities Act) at least three business days prior to the program date by calling 518-474-2274. The New York State Library and the Cultural Education Center are accessible to visitors with mobility impairments.
Location: Unless otherwise indicated, programs are held in:
New York State Library
Cultural Education Center, 7th floor
222 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12230
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