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Event Recap: IFLA Presidential Theme
 
Event Recap: IFLA Presidential Theme – “Libraries: A Call to Action”

Event Recap: IFLA Presidential Theme – “Libraries: A Call to Action”

By Jan Zastrow, DC/SLA Communications Team Photos by Julia Leggett and Jan Zastrow DC/SLA–Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 Gathering at Bloomberg BNA’s Crystal City offices on the cold evening of Wednesday, January 20, 25-plus DC/SLA members met for a program on IFLA’s Presidential Theme, “Libraries: A Call to Action.” According to its website, “IFLA—the International Federation of […]

Congratulations to DC/SLA Award Winners: George Franchois, 75th DC SLA Jubilee Task Force

Congratulations to DC/SLA Award Winners: George Franchois, 75th DC SLA Jubilee Task Force

By Marie Kaddell, DC/SLA Awards Committee Chair The DC/SLA Awards Committee is honored to be able to present the selections for the 2015 DC/SLA Board of Director and Member of the Year awards. Selection for the DC/SLA Board of Director Award: George Franchois George has been consistently active in SLA and the broader information professional community […]

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Thank You To Our 2015 DC/SLA Volunteers!

Thank You To Our 2015 DC/SLA Volunteers!

Richard Kowalski, DC/SLA Communications Secretary DC/SLA’s activities would not be possible without the many volunteers in our community. This year we were lucky to have the support of over 80 volunteers who put in time and effort to help make this chapter a vibrant and strong network of information professionals. On behalf of the DC/SLA Board, I […]

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Reflection – Learning and Leaning Into the Curve

Reflection – Learning and Leaning Into the Curve

By Jill Strand, President, SLA When I first started riding a motorcycle with my husband, one of the first things I had to learn how to do was that when you go around a corner, you have to lean into the curve so as not to tip over. It felt so wrong and several times […]

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Reflection – Management Lessons I Learned as DC/SLA Chapter President

Reflection – Management Lessons I Learned as DC/SLA Chapter President

By Lyle Minter, Past President of DC/SLA Plan your work—work your plan. When I started my year as Chapter President, I met with the President-Elect and Past President, and we planned our programs for the entire year. The President-Elect was in charge of programming and I shared with her all the evaluations I had collected […]

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DC/SLA Holiday Party & Annual Meeting – Dec 15th – One More Celebration to Wrap Up Our 75th Year

DC/SLA Holiday Party & Annual Meeting – Dec 15th – One More Celebration to Wrap Up Our 75th Year

Join us on December 15th as we celebrate the end of another great year! Catch up with colleagues, make new connections, and enjoy great food and drink at Front Page. We will also have a brief business meeting to summarize DC/SLA’s achievements this year, recognize the 2015 Board, present awards, and look ahead to the […]

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