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Event Recap: IFLA Presidential Theme
 
Event Recap: IFLA Presidential Theme – “Libraries: A Call to Action”

Event Recap: IFLA Presidential Theme – “Libraries: A Call to Action”

By Jan Zastrow, DC/SLA Communications Team Photos by Julia Leggett and Jan Zastrow DC/SLA–Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 Gathering at Bloomberg BNA’s Crystal City offices on the cold evening of Wednesday, January 20, 25-plus DC/SLA members met for a program on IFLA’s Presidential Theme, “Libraries: A Call to Action.” According to its website, “IFLA—the International Federation of […]

Reflection – The conversion of James the Geek to James the Librarian

Reflection – The conversion of James the Geek to James the Librarian

By James King I was born as a Navy ‘brat’ and spent most of my life following my dad from base-to-base-to-base, moving at least 25 times before graduating high school. In college, I pursued the then-new field of computer graphics but also focused on the help desk aspect of the job as my career. My […]

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DC/SLA Chapter eNotes – December 2015

Thank you to DC/SLA’s 75th Jubilee-Level Sponsors:         President’s Message President’s Message – Final Reflections – By Deena Adelman. “What I have learned most since I became active in SLA is that DC/SLA members care…Much has changed since the chapter began 75 years ago, but I believe the constants are the dedication […]

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2015 Holiday Party Recap – Catching up with friends and looking forward to the New Year

2015 Holiday Party Recap – Catching up with friends and looking forward to the New Year

By Rick Kowalski, DC/SLA Communications Secretary The DC/SLA Holiday Party and Annual Meeting at Front Page had a great turnout on December 15th. Being one of the larger gatherings for the chapter, I always enjoy the holiday party because I can catch up with a lot of friends that I have met through SLA over […]

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President’s Message – Final Reflections

President’s Message – Final Reflections

By Deena Adelman, DC/SLA President Recognitions Before I summarize this year’s activities and share my final reflections, I want to thank ProQuest and Special Counsel for sponsoring our Jubilee, my company MacroSys for supporting my association involvement and providing board meeting space, and my husband Michael for his encouragement, patience, and willingness to travel with […]

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Reflection – Explore, Engage, Evolve: Growing Through SLA

Reflection – Explore, Engage, Evolve: Growing Through SLA

By Mary Talley, Principle, TalleyPartners. SLA 2016 Chapter Cabinet Chair-Elect I’ve always had an adventurous side and am even a bit of a risk taker. But no explorer succeeds alone; taking risks requires a strong network of support. Throughout my years of exploring new approaches to information professionals’ roles and evolving my own career, my engagement […]

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