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 – […]
Posted on April 27, 2016.
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 […]
Posted on April 25, 2016.
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 […]
Posted on April 21, 2016.
By Jocelyn McNamara I attended the recent Job Search Workshop at University of Maryland, hosted by LAC Group, DC/SLA, SLA-MD, and DCLA. It was a fantastic event with great turnout — big thanks to all the hosts and participants. I volunteered to review resumes, and found myself repeating similar advice to numerous job seekers, so […]
Posted on April 18, 2016.
By Sharon Lenius, Chair of the Military Libraries Group DC/SLA Members met with Artist-in-Residence, Martin Cervantez at the Workhouse Arts Center (WAC) in the McGuireWoods Gallery to “walk and talk” about the exhibit “In It Together: Service Members, Community and Dialogue Through Art.” A variety of art media – paintings, a chicken-wire enclosed tubing with […]
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Posted on March 22, 2016.
President-Elect’s Message It’s Time To Turn This Rig Around! – By Blane Dessy, DC/SLA President-Elect. “We each need to make a commitment to ourselves, to each other, and to our Association that we will do what we can to keep our Chapter active and prosperous. We’ve seen a decline in DC/SLA membership and […]
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