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Event Recap – Up in the Cloud with Google Drive

Event Recap – Up in the Cloud with Google Drive

by Carol Abrams Renée Zellweger’s famous line in the movie Jerry Maguire was “You had me at hello.” Google Drive had me at 15 gigabytes of free storage space. Maryland’s chapter of the Special Libraries Association held a workshop on Google Drive, which this Virginian attended and is summarizing for you. Anyone with a Google […]

DC/SLA Chapter eNotes – November 2014

DC/SLA Chapter eNotes – November 2014

Featured Article Elizabeth Lieutenant Receives Catherine A. Jones Memorial Scholarship – The Student Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Lieutenant has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Catherine A. Jones Memorial Scholarship, generously sponsored by IOP Publishing. Event Recaps Event Recap: Following in the Footsteps of War by Jill Lynch – […]

Event Recap – Career & Networking Happy Hour at Science Club

Event Recap – Career & Networking Happy Hour at Science Club

By Rick Kowalski There was a crowd of about a dozen DC/SLA members at the Science Club on Thursday, November 13th for the Career & Networking Happy Hour organized by the Employment & Career Resources Committee. The Science Club was able to accommodate the gathering with a room on the second floor of the establishment […]

President’s Message – Letting Go

President’s Message – Letting Go

By Chris Vestal, 2014 DC/SLA President I wanted to share someone very special to me with you all this month. She came into my life 4 years ago almost to the day. My grandmother passed away just weeks before Thanksgiving a few years ago. When she died my grandmother didn’t have money and most of […]

Event Recap: Open Data/Open Source: Promoting Social and Economic Good

Event Recap: Open Data/Open Source: Promoting Social and Economic Good

By Leia Dickerson and Marcy Carrel The DC/SLA International Relations Committee (IRC) hosted an evening program on October 22h to discuss the changing roles of data and information in international settings. “Open Data/Open Source: Promoting Social and Economic Good” included speakers from a research services vendor and an international development organization. The program began with […]

Elizabeth Lieutenant Receives Catherine A. Jones Memorial Scholarship

Elizabeth Lieutenant Receives Catherine A. Jones Memorial Scholarship

The Student Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Lieutenant has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Catherine A. Jones Memorial Scholarship, generously sponsored by IOP Publishing. Ms. Lieutenant is enrolled part time at the School of Library and Information Science at The Catholic University of America (CUA) and expects to receive […]

What’s Your Theme – Make the connection

What’s Your Theme – Make the connection

By Rick Kowalski, Senior Research Librarian, Consumer Electronics Association My theme as a librarian is inspired in part by my recent obsession with modular synthesizers. For those who are unfamiliar, these musical devices create sound from the connections and interactions of various electronic circuits. At first glance, the synthesizer may look like a mad scientist […]

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What’s Your Theme? – Pause

What’s Your Theme? – Pause

By Elizabeth Lieutenant As a student and new professional, I sometimes feel like my life never stops. Having to juggle multiple roles and responsibilities while tending to my work, education, service, writing, research, and professional (and personal) development can be overwhelming at times. Although it has certainly been helpful to prioritize my responsibilities, be selective […]

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Event Recap: Following in the Footsteps of War

Event Recap: Following in the Footsteps of War

By Jill Lynch On October 4, 2014, the DC/SLA Military Libraries Group traveled south to Fredericksburg, Virginia to hear excerpts from Charles A. Clark’s diary of the Battle of Second Fredericksburg. Tom Glad, a librarian at DTIC has a personal connection to the diary of Charles Amory Clark, a Union soldier in the Civil War. […]

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Event: Writing Series: Blogging for Work, Blogging for Life

Event: Writing Series: Blogging for Work, Blogging for Life

Why blog? Blogging can help you build your presence in the professional community, grow your expertise on topics of professional and personal interest, expand your career options, develop professional connections, and satisfy your creative spirit. Our three panelists will share their blogging journey and what they’ve learned along the way. Whether you’ve never written a […]

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DC/SLA Chapter eNotes – October 2014

DC/SLA Chapter eNotes – October 2014

Featured Article Going with the Flow: The Intersection of Information Strategy and Time – It’s pretty common to talk about information services as a flow, dropping metaphors about content streams and information pipelines (or fire hose-strength deluges). But it’s much less common to find librarians grappling with the practicalities of working with a flow-based medium. […]

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