By Jocelyn McNamara, 2015 DC/SLA Annual Conference Stipend winner Thanks to DC/SLA’s generous stipend, I was able to attend my first SLA conference this year. I had a great time in Boston and am already looking forward to next year’s SLA in Philadelphia. I work as a Metadata Librarian for LAC Group at the National […]
Posted on June 29, 2015.
By Rick Kowalski, DC/SLA Communications Secretary Saturday’s torrential downpours may have kept many people home for the day, but a handful of area information professionals, myself included, made it out to another DC/SLA 75th Jubilee event. The Watson Adventures scavenger hunt at Smithsonian National Museum of American History was a fun way to exercise our […]
Posted on June 18, 2015.
By Rick Kowalski, Local chapter member Michael Gruenberg recently wrote an article in Online Searcher titled Finding Value in Professional Associations: Management and Membership Issues. Gruenberg takes a hard look at the current value propositions of professional associations and the uphill battle they face in maintaining viability. While he enumerates the many challenges with which […]
Posted on June 8, 2015.
By Kathy Kelly Kathy Kelly is a Records Management Specialist working for the DC Government. Seven chapter members attended a DC/SLA Happy Hour at RFD in the Gallery Place/Chinatown section of DC on June 2nd. They enjoyed RFD’s popular “Taco Tuesday” offerings, such as 3 tacos for $2 each, and beer specials. RFD had been […]
Posted on June 4, 2015.
By Carol Abrams Carol Abrams is earning her MIS degree at the University of Tennessee. If you’ve ever been inundated with online ads for products you’ve just searched for then you know the feeling. Don Aplin, the senior legal editor of Bloomberg BNA’s Privacy & Security Law Report, used the phrase “the “ick” factor” to […]
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Posted on May 29, 2015.
DC/SLA is proud to recognize the following members for serving as speakers or moderators at the 2015 SLA Annual Conference! Please see the detailed list for more information about their conference sessions. Marilyn Bromley Stacy Bruss Blane Dessy Dawn French Michael Gruenberg Gail Kouril Dee Magnoni Tracy Maleeff Chris Olson Karen Reczek Sheryl Rosenthal Abigail […]
Interested in working abroad as an information professional? Come to the Global Adventure session June 30: dc.sla.org/events/?ee=354
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