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All Sciences Poster Session for SLA 2015

The All Sciences Poster Session review committee is now accepting submissions for early approval. Because we know many of you rely on presenting at All Sciences to help you get funding to attend the conference, this year we will be reviewing poster submissions in December. We will inform those who have been accepted by the end of the year so they can take advantage of early bird pricing on registration.

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Going to SLA 2014 in Vancouver?

Are you starting to make plans for SLA 2014 in Vancouver?

Visit the Western Canada Chapter’s conference hosting website (http://vancouver.sla.org) for insider information from chapter members on hotel choices, recommended activities, getting to and from the airport, and short trips you could add to your visit.

What appeals most to you most . . .

  • a week long dramatic Alaska cruise to see a glacier?

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Petition for a SLA Data Caucus

Be a Founding Member of the Data Caucus!

Does your job require you to be involved in some aspect of the data lifecycle?  Or perhaps you are interested in gaining skills with regard to this burgeoning area of expertise for librarians and information professionals.  You may be interested in signing our petition to create a Data Caucus within the Special Libraries Association.

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2014 SLA Board of Directors Election Results

The election for the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Board of Directors drew to a close on Wednesday, 25 September, with 25.47% of SLA members casting votes. The voting resulted in 5 members being elected to the association’s 2014 Board of Directors:

*       President-Elect: Jill Strand
*       Chapter Cabinet Chair-Elect: James King
*       Division Cabinet Chair-Elect: Juliane Schneider
*       Director: Moy McIntosh
*       Director: Bethan Ruddock

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Silicon Valley SLA Chapter Shares Presentations on YouTube

The Silicon Valley Chapter of the Special Libraries Association has a YouYube channel where they post videos of events they sponsor. The latest posting is Phoebe Ayers’ talk, “The Past, Present, and Future of Wikipedia” presented at the 2013 San Francisco / Silicon Valley Chapters Joint Meeting. Check it out!

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#SLAtalk: Let’s Get Technical

September’s #SLAtalk will feature your ideas on how information professionals will effectively provide access to the increasingly changing nature of information.

We’re pleased to be joined by IET (the Institute of Engineering and Technology) who will be co-hosting and participating in #SLAtalk: Let’s Get Technical. IET is a valued exhibitor and sponsor of SLA events, so let’s show them a warm welcome to the #SLAtalk world! (follow their new handle: @IETInnovates)

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B&F Division Call for CE Proposals

Are you interested in teaching a Continuing Education (CE) course to your colleagues?‏

The SLA Business & Finance (B & F) Division is accepting proposals for B&F division-sponsored continuing education courses at the 2014 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO, which will be held in Vancouver, B.C., Canada on June 8 – 10, 2014.

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Looking Back with Jill Hurst-Wahl

Looking Back…as a director on the SLA BoardJill_HurstWahl

In January 2011, I (Jill Hurst-Wahl) joined the SLA Board of Directors after being elected by you. I joined already knowing much of what the Board was discussing, because I had been keeping my eyes and ear open, and because as a Board candidate I had been able to listen to the Board meetings for several months. I knew that I was joining a Board that had work to do!

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