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DC/SLA Members Sweep Medals At Museum Scavenger Hunt
 
DC/SLA Members Sweep Medals At Museum Scavenger Hunt

DC/SLA Members Sweep Medals At Museum Scavenger Hunt

By Lois Ireland, DC/SLA Program Director Eight DC/SLA members took on a different challenge recently, as they put their heads together to solve a murder. Well, OK, it was a pretend murder but the search to uncover who dunnit required attention to detail, an ability to detect patterns in disparate things and good-natured teamwork – […]

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 […]

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Field Trip – Visit to Soldier Art at Workhouse Arts Center

Field Trip – Visit to Soldier Art at Workhouse Arts Center

By Sharon Lenius, Chair of the Military Libraries Group DC/SLA Members met with Artist-in-Residence, Martin Cervantez at the Workhouse Arts Center (WAC) in the McGuireWoods Gallery to “walk and talk” about the exhibit “In It Together: Service Members, Community and Dialogue Through Art.” A variety of art media – paintings, a chicken-wire enclosed tubing with […]

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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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