By Kari Anderson, Awards Committee Over 50 DC/SLA members gathered at the CEB Waterview last Thursday to catch up with old friends and to celebrate another great year in the world of special libraries. The food was fantastic and the view of the city from CEB was magnificent, but the real highlight of the evening was when […]
Posted on September 21, 2016.
Introducing the 2017 DC/SLA Board of Director candidates! You may vote for the candidates here: www.surveymonkey.com/r/6ZVTSTD (note: there is an option to accept board as slated; you may also write-in). Polls close Sept 30th! Candidates: President-Elect: Jesse Lambertson Treasurer-Elect: Layla Heimlich Programming Chair: Helen Keil-Losch Communications Secretary: David Blum Recording Secretary: Karen White Sponsor Relations: […]
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Posted on August 29, 2016.
Last weekend, a group of DC/SLA members braved the District heat and visited the National Zoo. While the crowds made it difficult to get a glimpse of baby panda Bei Bei, the DC/SLAers got to meet a Great Ape zookeeper, watched the elephants get trained, and saw the Sloth Bear enrichment demonstration. Thanks to everyone […]
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Posted on July 26, 2016.
By Lois Ireland, DC/SLA Program Director Eight DC/SLA members took on a different challenge recently, as they put their heads together to solve a murder. Well, OK, it was a pretend murder but the search to uncover who dunnit required attention to detail, an ability to detect patterns in disparate things and good-natured teamwork – […]
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Posted on May 1, 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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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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