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Six Steps of Video Production for People Who Don’t Do Videos (Part 1) President What’s Your Theme? Positivity and Enthusiasm FTW! What’s Your Theme? Flexibility Event: Dine Around at the New Brookland Pint! (Sept. 3) Nominations Committee Announces 2015 Slate of Candidates
 
Six Steps of Video Production for People Who Don’t Do Videos (Part 1)

Six Steps of Video Production for People Who Don’t Do Videos (Part 1)

Here’s how to make a non-boring video tour for a digital library with no budget, no equipment, and a little creativity. By Suzanne Grubb This “Six Steps” guide will be posted in two parts. Look for Part 2 in the October issue of Chapter eNotes. As librarians, we’re always looking for new ways to tell […]

President’s Message: Learn New Tricks!

President’s Message: Learn New Tricks!

By Chris Vestal, DC/SLA President Earlier this year I adopted my first puppy as an adult, a black standard poodle named Maximus. I knew he was going to grow into a big dog (his father was 70lbs) and I fantasized about eventually having him trained as a therapy dog. My goal was to be able […]

What’s Your Theme? Positivity and Enthusiasm FTW!

What’s Your Theme? Positivity and Enthusiasm FTW!

By Naomi House, MLIS Positivity and Enthusiasm for the win is what it stands for and something I strive for daily in my work with INALJ, my consulting work and in presentations and panels. Personally I have lived the depression of job hunting without success and through INALJ I have met many more job hunters […]

What’s Your Theme? Flexibility

What’s Your Theme? Flexibility

By Gretchen Sauvey When I started library school years ago, I had a very fixed image of what my career as a librarian would look like. I planned to spend two years getting my degree and then get a job as a reference librarian in a university library where I would happily work until I […]

Event: Dine Around at the New Brookland Pint! (Sept. 3)

Event: Dine Around at the New Brookland Pint! (Sept. 3)

Join DC/SLA and SLA/CUA for a dine around on Wednesday, September 3 at 6pm at Brookland Pint, set to open next week! This restaurant and bar will specialize in craft beer and offer a seasonal menu sourced largely from local and regional farms. Location: Brookland Pint, 716 Monroe Street, NE, Washington, DC 20017. It is […]

Nominations Committee Announces 2015 Slate of Candidates

Nominations Committee Announces 2015 Slate of Candidates

Vote now!     by Lois Ireland, Nominations Chair Program Planning Chair – Layla Heimlich Layla Voll Heimlich is a medical reference librarian at the Washington Hospital Center, and has been an active member of DC SLA since she moved to DC after graduating from library school in 2007. She has served the chapter as […]

DC/SLA Leadership Summit Stipend Award

DC/SLA Leadership Summit Stipend Award

Happy Friday Everyone! I just wanted to share with you all an exciting new opportunity for professional development! With our theme of Community and Fundamentals this year we really wanted to go the extra mile with investing in our members and providing opportunities to grow fundamental skills. One amazing opportunity would be for members to […]

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DC/SLA Chapter eNotes – July 2014

DC/SLA Chapter eNotes – July 2014

Food for Thought The Big Data Landscape: A Field Guide for the Rest of Us by Suzanne Grubb – For those of us that have no need or resources to start wrangling massive data sets in our small libraries — here’s a quick look at some important big data trends to keep an eye on. […]

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Event: Happy Hour Taco Tuesday at RFD

Event: Happy Hour Taco Tuesday at RFD

Just a reminder that we’re going to have a happy hour next week.  Let me know if you think you’re going to come so I have some idea of how many people are going to be there.  Send me an email at fiencke@hotmail.com or use the SLA DC registration page at: http://dc.sla.org/events/?ee=303 Taco Tuesday at […]

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Event Recap – SLA Annual Conference Recap & Visit by SLA President-Elect Candidates

Event Recap – SLA Annual Conference Recap & Visit by SLA President-Elect Candidates

by Jan Zastrow, DC-SLA Communications Team Sipping wine and noshing on tasty appetizers from the rooftop of Drexel University’s DC Office (and what a view of the White House!), DC-SLA members and friends (38 onsite and 17 virtual attendees) convened the evening of Monday, July 14, to hear the best of the2014 SLA Annual Conference […]

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Event Recap: Communicating through Infographics: Visualizing Scientific and Engineering Information

Event Recap: Communicating through Infographics: Visualizing Scientific and Engineering Information

By Suzanne Grubb This July 10 webinar was presented by Christa Kelleher of Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment and sponsored by the Transportation Librarians Roundtable along with DC SLA. The amount of data being generated every two days as of 2013 was equal to the amount of data created up to 2003. We […]

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