By Deena Adelman, DC/SLA President I hope everyone is having a wonderful summer! The Annual Conference in Boston drew more than 3000 attendees and was well received, with 91% of survey respondents indicating they were “satisfied” or “very satisfied” with their conference experience. I hope many of you were able to hear some DC/SLA members speak […]
By Rick Kowalski, DC/SLA Communications Secretary In case you missed the annual conference and the recap event that occurred last week, I am recapping the conference recap event. Jenner & Block, a Chicago-based law firm, hosted the event in their downtown DC location. They were kind enough to let DC/SLA use their big conference room and to provide refreshments before […]
Posted on July 21, 2015.
Thank you to DC/SLA’s 75th Jubilee-Level Sponsors: President’s Message A Driven SLA – By Deena Adelman. The discussions about the recommendations report showed the dedication SLA members have for their units and the greater SLA organization. I feel lucky to be part of such an impassioned organization […]
Posted on July 19, 2015.
By Dave Shumaker, DC Chapter President, 2000-2001 The greatest thing about SLA is its grassroots, network-oriented culture. It’s the kind of organization where, if you see something that needs to be fixed, it’s not too hard to get the job of fixing it. That may not sound like a good deal – who needs more […]
Posted on July 9, 2015.
By Jan Zastrow, DC/SLA Communications Team [This event was organized by the International Relations Committee of DC/SLA. The mission of IRC is to help our members increase awareness and understanding on the international aspects of the library and information science profession, i.e. international librarianship. IRC’s vision is to promote global understanding, communications and collaboration opportunities among our members […]
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 22, 2015.
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 […]
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Join the book club on July 29 to discuss "Whoever tells the best story wins". The author herself will join via skype! dc.sla.org/events/?ee=358
Don't forget! You can meet Dee Magnoni & Karen Reczek, candidates for SLA President-Elect tomorrow, July 22nd at 6pm: dc.sla.org/events/?ee=361
Free CID webinar! The Role of Big Data in Developing Predictive Analytics 7/28, 11am EDT. Register here: bit.ly/1L2ekQn