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Reflection – Dual Citizenship

Reflection – Dual Citizenship

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 […]

DC/SLA Chapter eNotes – May 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 […]

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Reflection – Have SLA, Will Travel

Reflection – Have SLA, Will Travel

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 […]

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Leaving Labels, Transcending Tendencies

Leaving Labels, Transcending Tendencies

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 […]

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TED Talks Curated by DC/SLA Past Presidents

TED Talks Curated by DC/SLA Past Presidents

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 […]

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Jocelyn McNamara receives 2015 DC/SLA Annual Conference Stipend

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 […]

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