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Event Recap – World Cultural Heritage Sites at Risk:  Preservation Efforts in Libraries & Archives in the Middle East

Event Recap – World Cultural Heritage Sites at Risk: Preservation Efforts in Libraries & Archives in the Middle East

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 […]

Event Recap – How to write a strong resume

Event Recap – How to write a strong resume

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 […]

DC/SLA Chapter eNotes – March 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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It’s Time To Turn This Rig Around!

It’s Time To Turn This Rig Around!

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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Event Recap: Strengthening Your Interviewing Skills

Event Recap: Strengthening Your Interviewing Skills

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 […]

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Neither Digital Nor Virtual: A Visit to the LC’s Packard Campus In Real Life

Neither Digital Nor Virtual: A Visit to the LC’s Packard Campus In Real Life

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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DC/SLA Chapter eNotes – February 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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