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Event: Happy Hour Taco Tuesday at RFD Event Recap Event Recap: Communicating through Infographics: Visualizing Scientific and Engineering Information The Big Data Landscape: A Field Guide for the Rest of Us Future librarians and info pros – act now!! Apply now for the Catherine A. Jones Memorial Scholarship
 
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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Big Data Landscape: A Field Guide for the Rest of Us

The Big Data Landscape: A Field Guide for the Rest of Us

by Suzanne Grubb Like many of you, I don’t work with datasets that can’t fit neatly into an Excel workbook. My inner geek loves reading about the world of machine learning and predictive analytics – as well as articles in Information Outlookor the several sessions at the Annual Conference covering the amazing work done by […]

Future librarians and info pros – act now!! Apply now for the Catherine A. Jones Memorial Scholarship

Future librarians and info pros – act now!! Apply now for the Catherine A. Jones Memorial Scholarship

DC/SLA wants to help you reach your professional and academic goals. If you are interested in a career special libraries, and are pursuing an MLS or related degree in an accredited program, apply now for the Catherine A. Jones Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by IOP Publishing. The winner will receive a $2,000 cash prize, and make […]

What’s Your Theme? – Never Give Up… Never Surrender!

What’s Your Theme? – Never Give Up… Never Surrender!

By Richard Huffine If you’re a movie buff, you’ll know that my this line comes from the 1999 cult classic movie, Galaxy Quest. Galaxy Quest is a classic “fake it til you make it story” of a group of actors that find themselves having to perform the roles they represented on television for years. The […]

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DC/SLA Members Speaking at the 2014 SLA Conference

DC/SLA Members Speaking at the 2014 SLA Conference

by Chris Vestal Date Time Session – Title Speaker(s)/Moderator(s) June 8, 2014 11:45 AM Borderless CI, Sunday, 11:45 – 1:15 Barbie Keiser June 8, 2014 11:45 AM 60 Government Sites in 60 Minutes – During the DGI Business Meeting Marie Kaddell and Chris Vestal June 8, 2014 11:45 AM Video Magic! Production Advice and Secrets […]

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Event Recap: Love and Recovery in the Aftermath of War: Author Book Talk and Dinner

Event Recap: Love and Recovery in the Aftermath of War: Author Book Talk and Dinner

By Jill Lynch On May 14, 2014 the DC SLA Military Libraries Group hosted an author talk with Kayla Williams at Vaso’s Mediterranean Bistro in Old Town Alexandria. Kayla was invited to talk to us about her newest book, Plenty of Time When We Get Home: Love and Recovery in the Aftermath of War over […]

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DC/SLA Chapter eNotes: May 2014

DC/SLA Chapter eNotes: May 2014

From the DC/SLA Board President’s Message: It’s Storytime! By Chris Vestal, DC/SLA President – I received a lot of positive feedback from my President’s Message last month and I think at least in part was because of the personal story I told from my childhood. It really got me thinking about stories in general and […]

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Event Recap: Libraries Fostering Learning & Innovation

Event Recap: Libraries Fostering Learning & Innovation

by Marcy Carrel and Leia Dickerson The DC/SLA International Relations Committee (IRC) hosted an evening program on April 17th to celebrate National Library Week and showcase a few of the innovative library activities that cross international boundaries. “Libraries Fostering Learning & Innovation” included speakers from a global publisher and an international development organization. The program […]

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