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Heading to San Diego – What’s a rookie to do?

Heading to San Diego – What’s a rookie to do?

So you’re packing your bags and heading to San Diego For SLA. Not sure what to do or what to expect? Not sure what to wear or do? How far is your hotel from the convention center? What do you REALLY need to know that won’t be found in the conference planner? What’s a rookie to do???

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SLA Twitter chat – Results and Impact

In this installment of #SLAtalk, we’ll discuss collaborating to achieve better results and greater impact:

  1. In your experience, what are some skills or tricks of the trade for successful collaboration?
  2. What online or in-person resources or technologies are key to successfully collaborating on a project?
  3. How do you handle difficult, slacking, or reluctant to engage group members?
  4. Without disclosing proprietary information, what were the outcomes of the most successful collaboration you’ve had?

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2nd #SLAtalk on 9 April – What would you tell your past MLIS-student self?

2nd #SLAtalk on 9 April – What would you tell your past MLIS-student self?

SLA’s Online Content Advisory Council presents SLA’s 2nd Twitter conversation

#SLAtalk: What would you tell your past MLIS-student self?

Not sure what all this chirping is about? We are harnessing the power and reach of social media to have a discourse with information professionals from around the world on Twitter. We have structured questions and follow our hash tag #SLAtalk to see the answers roll in! Read our “How to #SLAtalk” post on the SLA Blog.SLAtalkTwitter

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Update on SLA’s Strageic Agenda

SLA04m-JPGAnnual Conference: the Conferencing Re-envisioning Task Force presented its report to the Board last week. Some of the task force suggestions are already in place for San Diego and the Board has asked for a deeper dive by smaller subgroups to research ideas and strategies of the task force. The subgroups will report to the Board in June in San Diego .

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Early bird registration for SLA Annual

Registration is now open for the SLA 2013 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO ! Join thousands of your colleagues in San Diego for innovative sessions, inspiring speakers, networking, and an exhibit hall filled with the leading companies in the industry!

Early bird registration ends 12 April.

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Lunch on the beach with SLA President

Have you thought about recruiting someone to join SLA?  Do you have a colleague in mind, who should be in SLA, but just haven’t gotten up the nerve to suggest it?  Well…would lunch on the beach be a good incentive?

Recruit one new member and you’ll be eligible for lunch on the beach with SLA President Deb Hunt.  Details at http://slablogger.typepad.com/sla_blog/2013/02/slas-get-on-the-beach-recruitment-campaign.html

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SLA 2013 Call for Posters

Connect, Collaborate and Strategize: Making the Most of Opportunities & Collaborations

The Academic; Education; Museums, Arts, & Humanities; and Social Science Divisions of SLA invite proposals for a poster session to be held at SLA 2013 in San Diego.  The theme for this year’s poster session is “Connect, Collaborate and Strategize: Making the Most of Opportunities & Collaborations.”

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Recap From Fall 2012 Meeting – SLA and You

Recap From Fall 2012 Meeting – SLA and You

 

At the fall UNYSLA meeting, Jill Hurst-Wahl and Chris Zammarelli spoke to us about making the most of SLA. Whether you are new to the field or an experienced veteran, there is something that you can do to get more involved–and more out of your SLA.

Message from Jill Hurst-Wahl:

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