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Archive | Vol. 71 (2010)

July/August 2010 Chapter Notes Available!

By Chris Vestal
DC SLA’s July/August 2010 Chapter Notes are now available in a compressed 3.5mb version. You can download it at: http://units.sla.org/chapter/cdc/cnotes/JulyAugust2010.pdf

What you’ll find inside:

  • Learn advanced search techniques to use when job hunting online in Career Column.
  • Hear how members have survived digitization projects.
  • Read DC/SLA’s President’s highlights from the SLA Annual Conference.
  • Explore our Conference Photo Collection.
  • Get nuggets of wisdom concerning disaster planning, future trends, mentoring and coaching, social media, strategic planning, and taxonomies.
  • See how attending the conference virtually had a direct impact on a librarian’s job in The Way Forward.
  • Find out how to Augment your library’s Reality.
  • Hear what SLA’s Fellows and Rising Stars had to say about demonstrating your value.
  • View the DC/SLA Conference Stipend Winner’s Poster on Mobile Reference.
  • Discover how putting some “UN” in your conference can be a win-win.
  • See the historical evolution of prostitution in New Orleans.
  • Read about how one of the youngest divisions was also one of the busiest at this conference.
  • Get to know the SLA President-Elect Candidates, Brent Mai and David Stern, in an exclusive Q & A session.
  • The first look at the candidates for DC/SLA’s 2011 Board of Directors

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March/April 2010 Issue of Chapter Notes is Hot off the Presses!

by Chris Vestal

Our March/April issue of Chapter Notes is hot off the presses! You can download the issue in pdf format here.

We have lots of color photos in this issue again so it might not be the quickest download in the world but I think you won’t be disappointed because in this issue you can:

  • Find out about volunteer opportunities at the SLA Leadership Summit in “President’s Corner”
  • Get the scoop on upcoming chapter and library related events in the area
  • See local Spring photos and your colleagues at chapter events
  • Find out which DC/SLA members are speaking at the SLA Annual Conference in New Orleans
  • Learn how taking risks can be the safest move for you professionally in “Taking the Reins”
  • Hear strategies to help you blossom in your career in “The Way Forward”
  • Preview a new column dedicated to helping your career, “Career Column”
  • See how many DC/SLA members spoke at CIL
  • Get to know our chapter award winners
  • See how the Law Librarian of Congress is impacting the profession
  • Find out how you could attend the SLA Annual Conference for FREE if you act soon
  • Hear why the Head of the Department of Justice’s library system has been compared to Indiana Jones
  • Use your Avatar to travel into another world to see how librarians can save us all
  • Get some insiders’ tips and tricks on conducting defense/military research
  • Discover what the National Geographic Society, the Congressional Research Service, and the National Guard all have in common

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