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SLA PartnerTalk Free Webinar: Are You Finding the Skeletons in Their Closet?

t seems like each day brings another of a company’s nightmares to life. Determining reputational, financial distress, non-compliance and regulatory risks has grown from a nice idea to an absolute necessity for companies, financial institutions, and supply management organizations.  With your research and content competencies and skills, information professionals are a natural fit for conducting diligence research.

Join us on Wednesday, October 22, for an SLA PartnerTalk Webinar.  Our featured speaker is Liz Peoples, a Solutions Consultant with LexisNexis.

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SLA 2015 Call for Volunteers

A message from SLA’s incoming president Jill Strand.

Help shape the future of SLA. Volunteer now!

As incoming president of SLA, one of my first tasks is to appoint members to SLA’s councils and committees. This year there are vacancies to fill at a variety of levels (chairs and members) and in a range of subject areas (bylaws, diversity, and online content, to name a few). There’s something to appeal to everyone!

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2014 SLA Virtual Conference October 15 & 16

Check out all the details at https://www.sla.org/learn/2014-virtual-conference/

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Special Offer from the Leadership and Management Division

The Leadership and Management Division (LMD) of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) makes an offer: Attend an LMD professional webinar – get a year’s membership in LMD

September 2, 2014, Alexandria, VA – The Leadership and Management Division (LMD) of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) announces a special offer to members of SLA. LMD’s goal is to extend its unique membership benefits to many more SLA members who may not be aware of those benefits.

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Meet the Candidates for President-Elect

Thursday, August 14 2:00 pm EDT
Jim DelRosso and Tom Rink

Register at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/926542448

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More transparency (and less abuse) for Impact Factor?

More transparency (and less abuse) for Impact Factor?

As was reported this month in Nature, Thomson Reuters is planning changes to the calculation system for its Journal Impact Factor metric. The company says this is being done in order to address longstanding and widespread criticism that Impact Factor is affecting the behavior of researchers, causing a crush of would-be authors all trying to submit to a relatively small number of high-Impact Factor journals.

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Meet the Candidates for Cabinet Chair-Elects

Wednesday, August 6 1:00 pm EDT

Chapter Cabinet Chair-Elect
David Cappoli and Kim Silk

Division Cabinet Chair-Elect
Ruth Kneale and Valerie Perry

Register at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/183796481

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Meet the Candidates for Director

July 31 at 3pm Eastern  there is an hour-long webinar in order to meet the 2015 candidates for SLA Director:
  • Kevin Adams
  • Saif Al-Jabri
  • Elaine Lasda Bergman
  • Catherine Lavallée-Welch
Sign up here: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/976360233 and mark your calendars!
Check out SLA’s Board of Director’s page for other positions and candidates.

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