SMART award winners announced

SMART is pleased to announce the winner of our 2015 award categories:


SMART Ellen C. Rappaport Professional Achievement Award
Amanda Fleming, ILS & Technical Services Manager
Southern Tier Library System


The Teresa Strozik Award for Innovation in Library Technology
Christine Stockslader, School Librarian
Lancaster Central School District, Lancaster Middle School


SMART  Fellowship Award
Emily Lunceford, Digital Technology Coordinator
Manlius Library

Congratulations to all our winners this year!!!


Call for SMART Flash Talk speakers at NYLA conference

Attending the NYLA Conference this year? Share that project, idea, cool thing that you and your library ​are doing with your fellow ​NYLA members at the SMART Membership Meeting and Flash Talks session ​to be held on FridayOctober 23, 2015 at 2:15 PM in Lake Placid.

SMART is looking for members to present their libraries’ stories in a lightning talk or pecha kucha style presentation (a short presentation between five to ten minutes long). Flash talks are fast, fun, and loaded with information!

If you are interested in presenting, please send your name, email address, title and short abstract describing your presentation to Ben Lainhar​t, SMART Vice President at