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Reflection: Want a Career Booster? There’s SLA for That Reflection
 
Reflection: Want a Career Booster? There’s SLA for That

Reflection: Want a Career Booster? There’s SLA for That

By Megan Smith It seems like every time I hit a pivotal moment in my career, SLA is lurking in the background with exactly what I need to move forward. Here are five examples of how SLA rocked my world just when I needed it. I returned to the library world after five years in […]

Reflection – Discovery, Connection, Opportunity

Reflection – Discovery, Connection, Opportunity

By Elizabeth Lieutenant, MSL(I)S Candidate As a current library school student, my history with SLA is relatively short. Prior to the start of my first semester at The Catholic University of America (CUA), I attended my first CUA/SLA planning meeting in August 2013. Being a new student, I was interested in learning more about what […]

President’s Message June/July 2015: A Driven SLA

President’s Message June/July 2015: A Driven SLA

By  Deena Adelman, DC/SLA President I hope everyone is having a wonderful summer! The Annual Conference in Boston drew more than 3000 attendees and was well received, with 91% of survey respondents indicating they were “satisfied” or “very satisfied” with their conference experience. I hope many of you were able to hear some DC/SLA members speak […]

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2015 SLA Annual Conference Recap-Recap

2015 SLA Annual Conference Recap-Recap

By Rick Kowalski, DC/SLA Communications Secretary In case you missed the annual conference and the recap event that occurred last week, I am recapping the conference recap event. Jenner & Block, a Chicago-based law firm, hosted the event in their downtown DC location. They were kind enough to let DC/SLA use their big conference room and to provide refreshments before […]

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Reflection: SLA, Directories, Pinball, and How to Get A Job

Reflection: SLA, Directories, Pinball, and How to Get A Job

By Dave Shumaker, DC Chapter President, 2000-2001 The greatest thing about SLA is its grassroots, network-oriented culture. It’s the kind of organization where, if you see something that needs to be fixed, it’s not too hard to get the job of fixing it. That may not sound like a good deal – who needs more […]

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Event Recap: Global Adventure: Tips & Advice on Getting a Top-Notch Library Job Overseas

Event Recap: Global Adventure: Tips & Advice on Getting a Top-Notch Library Job Overseas

By Jan Zastrow, DC/SLA Communications Team [This event was organized by the International Relations Committee of DC/SLA. The mission of IRC is to help our members increase awareness and understanding on the international aspects of the library and information science profession, i.e. international librarianship. IRC’s  vision is to promote global understanding, communications and collaboration opportunities among our members […]

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Hunting for National Treasures at the Museum

By Rick Kowalski, DC/SLA Communications Secretary Saturday’s torrential downpours may have kept many people home for the day, but a handful of area information professionals, myself included, made it out to another DC/SLA  75th Jubilee event. The Watson Adventures scavenger hunt at Smithsonian National Museum of American History was a fun way to exercise our […]

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