By Jan Zastrow Gathering at the beautiful Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center on 16th Street in downtown Washington, DC, a whopping 40-plus DC/SLA members met for an update of cultural heritage sites at risk in the Middle East on Thursday, April 21. The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) is dedicated to educating people of the United States […]
By Jocelyn McNamara I attended the recent Job Search Workshop at University of Maryland, hosted by LAC Group, DC/SLA, SLA-MD, and DCLA. It was a fantastic event with great turnout — big thanks to all the hosts and participants. I volunteered to review resumes, and found myself repeating similar advice to numerous job seekers, so […]
Posted on March 22, 2016.
President-Elect’s Message It’s Time To Turn This Rig Around! – By Blane Dessy, DC/SLA President-Elect. “We each need to make a commitment to ourselves, to each other, and to our Association that we will do what we can to keep our Chapter active and prosperous. We’ve seen a decline in DC/SLA membership and […]
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Posted on March 22, 2016.
By Blane Dessy, DC/SLA President-Elect I am deeply honored to have been chosen as the President-Elect of the DC Chapter of the Special Libraries Association. At the same time, I am humbled in thinking about working with such a large and successful Chapter of SLA. When I consider the many events, the hundreds of members, […]
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Posted on March 8, 2016.
By Laura Stein, DC/SLA Career Development Committee I had the pleasure of meeting Susan Antos at Speed Networking Happy Hour hosted by the DC/SLA Career Development Committee in April of 2014 at the Mad Hatter. It was then that she approached me about her experience in human resources and conducting interview workshops and her interest […]
Posted on March 7, 2016.
By Carol Abrams Carol Abrams is earning her MIS degree at the University of Tennessee. The Radio Preservation Task Force Conference came to DC this February, and one of their pre-conference site visits was to the Library of Congress’ Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation. I joined the visit and saw the 420,000 square-foot campus […]
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Posted on February 21, 2016.
President’s Message Re-Engage with SLA! – By Beth Maser “To our seasoned volunteers I thank you for your continued participation and selflessness. To our new members or longtime members who have not been as involved with the chapter, I encourage you to attend just one event or meeting and bring in a new member to the chapter this year… Living in […]
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Miss the annual conference? Join us 7/28 for a recap! dc.sla.org/events/?ee=402
DOI Library Training: "Compiling a Federal Legislative History: A Step-by-Step Example for Beginners": 6/22, 2PM bit.ly/1ZKIoWd
DC/SLA is in Philadelphia for #sla2016 Looking forward to hearing new ideas and catching up w old friends