By Layla Heimlich When I decided to specialize in medical librarianship in graduate school, I immediately joined the Medical Library Association. It seemed like the sensible thing to do, sharing information with fellow professionals in the same situation, who would be dealing with the same problems, the same databases, the same patrons. I liked being a […]
Posted on May 20, 2015.
Thank you to DC/SLA’s 75th Jubilee-Level Sponsors: President’s Message Leaving Labels, Transcending Tendencies – By Deena Adelman. Freeing ourselves of categorizations helps us to focus on possibilities instead of expectations. Event Recap TED Talks Curated by DC/SLA Past Presidents – By Jan Zastrow Reflections Reflection – Dual […]
Posted on May 19, 2015.
By Marie Kaddell, Past President DC/SLA If our careers are like a journey, how in the world can we ever pack everything in our suitcase we’ll possibly need to get us through our professional travels? Easy. Let SLA pack and repack your bags as you go and you’ll be prepared for anything that comes your […]
Posted on May 19, 2015.
By Deena Adelman, DC/SLA President Earlier this month DC/SLA offered a program where attendees viewed and discussed TED Talks selected by three past-presidents of the Chapter. One of the TED Talks, the “Power of Introverts,” addressed how introverts are often undervalued in our society and the positive contributions they make. This presentation got me thinking […]
Posted on May 11, 2015.
By Jan Zastrow More than 20 members and friends convened for the DC/SLA 75th Jubilee program at Drexel University’s DC office the evening of Tuesday, May 5. The program was unusual, and I hope the first of many more: three illustrious past presidents from our chapter—Lyle Minter, Anne Caputo and Marie Kaddell—introduced specially selected TED […]
Posted on May 10, 2015.
By Marie Kaddell Congratulations to Jocelyn McNamara, 2015 DC/SLA Annual Conference Stipend winner! The Washington, D.C. Chapter of SLA established the Annual Conference Stipend Award to enable a chapter member to attend the SLA Annual Conference. The award criteria include future professional leadership potential in SLA and the profession, contributions to SLA and the chapter, and […]
Do you like drinks, tacos, and/or SLA members? Find all three at the DC/SLA Happy Hour on Tues Jun 2nd at RFD!: dc.sla.org/events/?ee=353
Coming up Tues May 26: Global Adventure: Tips and Advice on Getting a Top-Notch Library Job and Career Overseas dc.sla.org/events/?ee=354
Webinar: What To Do When You Don't Know What To Do: Conflict First Aid Thursday, May 14, 2015 5:00 to 6:00 pm ET newyork.sla.org/events-2/event…