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SLA 2015 Conference Recap: Jocelyn McNamara
 
SLA 2015 Conference Recap: Jocelyn McNamara

SLA 2015 Conference Recap: Jocelyn McNamara

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 […]

Hunting for National Treasures at the Museum

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 […]

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Looking for a viable path forward for professional associations

By Rick Kowalski, Local chapter member Michael Gruenberg  recently wrote an article in Online Searcher titled Finding Value in Professional Associations: Management and Membership Issues. Gruenberg takes a hard look at the current value propositions of professional associations and the uphill battle they face in maintaining viability. While he enumerates the many challenges with which […]

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Event Recap: Taco Tuesday Happy Hour at RFD

By Kathy Kelly Kathy Kelly is a Records Management Specialist working for the DC Government. Seven chapter members attended a DC/SLA Happy Hour at RFD in the Gallery Place/Chinatown section of DC on June 2nd. They enjoyed RFD’s popular “Taco Tuesday” offerings, such as 3 tacos for $2 each, and beer specials. RFD had been […]

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Event Recap: The Right to Be Forgotten and Other Hot Topics in EU and U.S. Privacy and Security

Event Recap: The Right to Be Forgotten and Other Hot Topics in EU and U.S. Privacy and Security

By Carol Abrams  Carol Abrams is earning her MIS degree at the University of Tennessee. If you’ve ever been inundated with online ads for products you’ve just searched for then you know the feeling. Don Aplin, the senior legal editor of Bloomberg BNA’s Privacy & Security Law Report, used the phrase “the “ick” factor” to […]

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Sixteen DC/SLA members serving as speakers or moderators at the 2015 SLA Annual Conference

DC/SLA is proud to recognize the following members for serving as speakers or moderators at the 2015 SLA Annual Conference! Please see the detailed list for more information about their conference sessions. Marilyn Bromley Stacy Bruss Blane Dessy Dawn French Michael Gruenberg Gail Kouril Dee Magnoni Tracy Maleeff Chris Olson Karen Reczek Sheryl Rosenthal Abigail […]

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