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Recap: Third Annual Battle of the Librarians Trivia Night
 
Recap: Third Annual Battle of the Librarians Trivia Night

Recap: Third Annual Battle of the Librarians Trivia Night

By Emily Florio Members of LLSDC, DC/SLA and DCLA showed their trivia smarts at the Third Annual Battle of the Librarians held October 25th at Hill Country. The teams definitely showcased our profession through their team names: Make Librarians Great Again, Book Vixens, Plato’s Stepchildren and Dewey Decimal’s Damsels. The various trivia rounds included current […]

DC/SLA Chapter eNotes – May 2016

      President’s Message Engage on the Local Level – By Beth Maser. “I would like us to take our collective activism and engagement with SLA to another level and work together to promote and encourage an increase in your participation at a local level. Take all of the energy you have shown us when […]

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DC/SLA Board Addresses SLA HQ Board’s Motion on Moving 2018 Conference Out of North Carolina

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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President’s Message – Engage on the Local Level

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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Event Recap – Non-fiction Book Club Discusses “The Shallows”

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 […]

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Event Recap – World Cultural Heritage Sites at Risk:  Preservation Efforts in Libraries & Archives in the Middle East

Event Recap – World Cultural Heritage Sites at Risk: Preservation Efforts in Libraries & Archives in the Middle East

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 […]

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