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DC/SLA Chapter eNotes – October 2014

DC/SLA Chapter eNotes – October 2014

Featured Article Going with the Flow: The Intersection of Information Strategy and Time – It’s pretty common to talk about information services as a flow, dropping metaphors about content streams and information pipelines (or fire hose-strength deluges). But it’s much less common to find librarians grappling with the practicalities of working with a flow-based medium. […]

Going with the Flow: The Intersection of Information Strategy and Time

Going with the Flow: The Intersection of Information Strategy and Time

By Suzanne Grubb It’s pretty common to talk about information services as a flow, dropping metaphors about content streams and information pipelines (or fire hose-strength deluges). But it’s much less common to find librarians grappling with the practicalities of working with a flow-based medium. I was inspired by a recent blog post philosophizing about the […]

President’s Message – Don’t be Scared to Fail

President’s Message – Don’t be Scared to Fail

By Chris Vestal, DC/SLA President With the monsters and ghouls running around in October, I think most people are paying a bit more attention to things that scare them. But there’s one fear in particular I think we all could be more mindful of: fear of failure. Failing when you’re taking a risk or trying […]

DC/SLA Chapter eNotes – September 2014

DC/SLA Chapter eNotes – September 2014

Featured Article Six Steps of Video Production for People Who Don’t Do Videos (Part 2) by Suzanne Grubb – Here’s how to make a non-boring video tour for a digital library with no budget, no equipment, and a little creativity. Announcements DC/SLA Board of Directors Election – This is your chance to weigh in on […]

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Event Recap – Chapter Open House 2014: A Celebration of Members and Volunteers

Event Recap – Chapter Open House 2014: A Celebration of Members and Volunteers

By Kathy Kelly           DC/SLA drew over 80 attendees at its chapter Open House/Volunteer Appreciation event and membership reception on September 16. The event was held at the National Geographic Society (NGS) Library in D.C., and was sponsored by Proquest and Dow Jones. As an icebreaker, attendees were asked to write […]

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Six Steps of Video Production for People Who Don’t Do Videos (Part 2)

Six Steps of Video Production for People Who Don’t Do Videos (Part 2)

By Suzanne Grubb This “Six Steps” guide is posted in two parts. See Part 1 in the September issue of Chapter eNotes. In Part 1 of this post, I covered the process for planning and creating a timeline for a library video tour, using a video I recently created as a working example. In Part […]

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Community and Fundamentals – DC/SLA Board of Directors Election!

Community and Fundamentals – DC/SLA Board of Directors Election!

by Chris Vestal We’re excited to announce the DC/SLA Board of Directors Election! This is your chance to weigh in on who you want leading our Community! This year the election will run from September 2 through 11:59pm EST on September 29. Only current DC/SLA members in good standing can vote and membership status will […]

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President’s Message – Invest in Your Success

President’s Message – Invest in Your Success

By Chris Vestal, DC/SLA President This month DC/SLA honored its volunteers at its Open House Volunteer Appreciation event. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – without you DC/SLA wouldn’t go anywhere. The board can come up with the best (we think) ideas ever, but without all the countless hours our volunteers donate […]

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