Thank you to DC/SLA’s 75th Jubilee-Level Sponsors:
- President’s Message – Nurturing a Legacy – By Deena Adelman.
“The Jubilee Gala was a time to relax and let loose, as well as a reminder of the great legacy we all share and the closeness of chapter members. As I spoke in front of everyone, I could see all the faces of the individuals who have nurtured my growth and so many others’ personal and professional development.”
- Please Join Us!! DC/SLA Holiday Party and Annual Meeting – Tuesday, December 15, 6 – 9 p.m., at Front Page.
- SLA Career Center now live!
- The Super Saver discount for the SLA Annual Conference 2016 is now open – this discount ends December 31!
- Chapter Members Celebrate (and Crowd the Photo Booth) at DC/SLA 75th Jubilee Gala – Alicia Pappas
- Recap – 31 Apps in 31 Days – October’s #DCSLATreats – DC/SLA Communications Committee.
Upcoming DC/SLA & Local Events
- The Louisiana Maneuvers: A Nation Prepares for War – Military Libraries Group presentation. Thursday, November 19, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Drexel University.
- The Growth of Washington, DC and Development of the National Mall. DOI. Tuesday,November 17th from 1:00 – 1:45 pm in Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building’s John Muir Room.
- Military Libraries TRAINING Workshop 2015 – December 6-9, 2015. Arlington, VA.
- DC/SLA Holiday Party and Annual Meeting – Tuesday, December 15, 6 – 9 p.m., at Front Page.
- IFLA Outlook: 2015, 2016 & Beyond. Speaker: Donna Scheeder IFLA Present 2015-2017. Wednesday, January 6, 2016, 6:00 – 8:30 pm. Location to be Announced.
- Serving the Prince on a Pauper’s Budget – CI Division. Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
- How To Promote Online Information Resources – SLA Pharmaceutical & Health Technology (PHT) Division and InfoDesk, Thursday, December 3 at 10:00 a.m. ET.
- How to Find An Embedded Librarian Job – Tuesday, December 15, 2015, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
- 2016 Leadership Boot Camp – Online; January 26, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET & January 27, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET (Times still being finalized).
Food for Thought
- 6 common misconceptions when doing advanced Google Searching – Musings About Librarianship; Aaron Tray takes a close look at search results.
- 18 considerations before developing your next library service – Proud2Know.
- Unpacking and overcoming “edutainment” in library instruction – Sarah Polkinghorne, LLRX.
- The Coming Cure for ‘Digital Hoarding’ – Re/Code.
- How trade agreements harm open access and open source – IFEX.
- Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities: An idiot’s Guide to Building a Digital Library – Simon Chaplin, Wellcome Trust.
- How Google handles search queries it’s never seen before – The Next Web.
- Design Standards Take Federal Websites to New Levels of Usability – Information Today. Up until now, each government agency decided on its own standards and best practices. The new standards will be applied to all federal websites.
Chapter eNotes is an e-newsletter from the DC/SLA Chapter.
- DC/SLA Communications Secretary –Rick Kowalski
- DC/SLA Communications Team – Carol Abrams, Suzanne Grubb, Rick Kowalski, Jill Lynch, Zeinab A. Mansour, Greta Ober, Amber Paranick, Samuel Russell, Kerry Schork, Megan Smith, Malea Walker, Jan Zastrow