By Rick Kowalski, DC/SLA Communications Secretary Please join me in welcoming the 2017 DC/SLA Board of Directors! This group will be working with 2017 President Blane Dessy. I’m sure many of you have already met a few of the incoming board members, but here is some more information about each of them. You will be hearing […]
Posted on May 1, 2016.
By the DC/SLA Board The DC SLA board fully supports the National SLA board’s recent motion to ask SLA’s management company to consider alternatives to holding the 2018 SLA Annual Conference in its current location in Charlotte, North Carolina, because of recent state legislation rolling back anti-discriminatory laws and protections. The DC SLA board further […]
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Posted on April 27, 2016.
By Beth Maser, DC/SLA President It seems that no matter where you turn these days, there is a candidate saying something you agree with, and another is not. There are politicians passing legislation that pushes us forward and others that set us back decades. How can we coexist in such a dichotomy as a society, […]
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Posted on April 27, 2016.
The Association of Graduate Library and Information Students of Catholic University (AGLISS) selected The Shallows: What the Internet is doing to our Brains by Nicholas Carr as their common read this year, and they held a joint-sponsored book club meetup at Zorba’s Cafe Tuesday night. The discussion went well, and some attendees tweeted about it. Stay […]
Posted on April 25, 2016.
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 […]
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 […]
Librarians + cats! Happy Hour at Crumbs and Whiskers, Thursday 10/13, 6:00-7:15PM. Limited space, so register today! dc.sla.org/events/?ee=408
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