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DC/SLA Chapter eNotes – October 2014

DC/SLA Chapter eNotes – October 2014

Featured Article Going with the Flow: The Intersection of Information Strategy and Time – It’s pretty common to talk about information services as a flow, dropping metaphors about content streams and information pipelines (or fire hose-strength deluges). But it’s much less common to find librarians grappling with the practicalities of working with a flow-based medium. […]

Going with the Flow: The Intersection of Information Strategy and Time

Going with the Flow: The Intersection of Information Strategy and Time

By Suzanne Grubb It’s pretty common to talk about information services as a flow, dropping metaphors about content streams and information pipelines (or fire hose-strength deluges). But it’s much less common to find librarians grappling with the practicalities of working with a flow-based medium. I was inspired by a recent blog post philosophizing about the […]

President’s Message – Don’t be Scared to Fail

President’s Message – Don’t be Scared to Fail

By Chris Vestal, DC/SLA President With the monsters and ghouls running around in October, I think most people are paying a bit more attention to things that scare them. But there’s one fear in particular I think we all could be more mindful of: fear of failure. Failing when you’re taking a risk or trying […]

Event Recap – Happy Hour at Bar Louie

                DC/SLA members and guests met up for some good conversation, drinks, and appetizers at Bar Louie in Chinatown on September 30th.

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What’s Your Theme? – Embrace core skills. Build new ones. Forge fresh paths.

What’s Your Theme? – Embrace core skills. Build new ones. Forge fresh paths.

By Marie Kaddell, 2014 DC/SLA Past President One powerful thing about the skills we develop as librarians is how versatile they are; how well they lend themselves to expanded or complimentary roles, enhanced responsibilities, and sometimes, whole new paths. I’m a prime example of that. I started out wanting to be a public librarian but […]

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What’s Your Theme – Being Present

What’s Your Theme – Being Present

By Kelly Knight, 2014 DC/SLA Leadership Summit Stipend Award Winner My theme and mantra, especially in this chapter of my life, is being present. The steps to being present are simple: say “yes” and show up. This sounds easy, but sometimes it’s not! (At least for myself and my fellow introverts out there.) We’re all […]

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Event: Battle of the Librarians 2.0 – Monday, October 20th – Hill Country BBQ

Event: Battle of the Librarians 2.0 – Monday, October 20th – Hill Country BBQ

CALLING ALL DC LIBRARIANS!   Register today to represent your organization as we go head to head in a night of trivia! 410 7th St NW (Chinatown Metro – Red/Green/Yellow) Monday, October 20th, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Trivia will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m.!

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DC/SLA International Relations Committee – Open Data/Open Source: Promoting Social and Economic Good

DC/SLA International Relations Committee – Open Data/Open Source: Promoting Social and Economic Good

DC/SLA International Relations Committee (IRC) Presents Open Data/Open Source: Promoting Social and Economic Good Wednesday, October 22nd Drexel University, Washington, D.C. Office 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM Businesses, organizations, and governments around the world have all launched open data initiatives to make data resources more accessible to innovators and the public. Join us to hear […]

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