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 – […]
Posted on April 21, 2016.
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 April 18, 2016.
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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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 […]
Mark your September calendar! Trends and Tools in Special Libraries: dc.sla.org/events/?ee=405
Who's in for Saturday at the Zoo? 8/20,11-2. Elephant training, Sloth bear enrichment, & ape keepers, oh my! dc.sla.org/events/?ee=404
An alternative to complaining about the heat: SLA DC Happy Hour at RFD, Tuesday, August 16. dc.sla.org/events/?ee=403
Looking for some August fun? Join DC/SLA on 8/16 for a happy hour at RFD: dc.sla.org/events/?ee=403