Upcoming Events


Mark your calendars and make
plans to join us for any/all of the following events!


Academic and Education Community Board Meetings!

Join Zoom Meeting (10:30 AM CST)
https://nsuok.zoom.us/j/92227538151


Generally the last Monday of the Month at 10:30 AM CST (two (2) exceptions: in May and December the
meeting will be held on the next to last Monday of the Month).

  • January 31st

  • February 28th

  • March 28th

  • April 25th

  • May 23rd (the last Monday would be the Memorial Day holiday, so we would substitute
    the 4th Monday this month)

  • June 27th

  • July 25th (pre-conference meeting)

  • August 29th

  • September 26th

  • October 31st

  • November 28th

  • December 19th (the last Monday would be the day after Christmas, so we would substitute
    a week earlier
    in December) -- this would be our Annual Business Meeting

Academic and Education Community Monthly Webinars!
November 11th SLA/ACRL free webinar (at 1:30pm EST) focuses on "The Changing Role of the Education Librarian." This presentation will provide an overview of the findings of a pre-COVID-19 survey on the job roles and responsibilities of Education librarians. These findings give insight into the diverse educational backgrounds and varied responsibilities of Education librarians related to instruction and instructional design, reference, embedded librarianship, outreach, collaboration, and collection development.”

Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMvceqtpzwsHtDYWS_rchrX5m7G3s7BG3DS

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Presenter Biographies:

     Katherine Donaldson, MLIS, is Social Sciences/Education Librarian at the University of Oregon Libraries. She provides research consultations, information literacy instruction, and collection development services for the departments in the College of Education.

     Laura Bonella, MA, MLS, is an Associate Professor and the Academic Services Department Head at Kansas State University, providing leadership in promoting, advocating, and assessing services and resources. She serves as the liaison to the College of Education’s graduate program where she provides research consultations and information literacy instruction online and in person.

     Lisa Becksford, MA, MSLS, is Head of Learning Design Initiatives at the University Libraries at Virginia Tech, where she facilitates face-to-face and online learning experiences. She serves as the librarian for the School of Education and the Engineering Education program, and she collaborates with others in the library on online learning and instructional design initiatives, including the Odyssey learning object repository.

     Josette Kubicki, MA, MLIS, is a Reference and Instruction Librarian at Augusta University, Reese Library, in Georgia. Serving as the liaison to the College of Education’s Department of Teaching & Leading, and the Department of Psychological Sciences, she provides research consultations, information literacy instruction, and citation management workshops online and in person. She participates in shared library instruction to lower-division English and Communications classes and the Ask a Librarian service.

     Sarah Parramore, MLS, MSIDT, is Director of Teaching, Learning and Research Support at Occidental College and Education Librarian at California State University, Fullerton. She guides information literacy initiatives and provides research support and instruction for doctoral and graduate students in the College of Education.

Upcoming Events: SLA Board

Here is the latest Presidential Update from Catherine Lavalleé-Welch.

OPEN BOARD MEETINGS:

The SLA Board of Directors will have 5 open session board meetings in 2022 for 90 minutes. The last 10 minutes of the meeting will include time for member questions about board agenda items. Below are the times and dates of the open sessions:

  • Thursday, February 24, 12 Noon – 1:30 PM ET
  • Tuesday, March 29, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM ET 
  • Thursday, June 30, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM ET 
  • Tuesday, September 20, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM ET 
  • Tuesday, October 25, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM ET -- Annual Business Meeting and Community Share Out
  • Thursday, December 15, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM ET 

SLA members are invited to attend Open Board Meetings but must register through the Learning Hub. SLA uses Zoom Webinar for Board Meetings.

Registration for all Open Board Meetings: www.pathlms.com/sla/courses/39563

Need to submit a document for consideration? No problem-learn to prepare a board document!


TOWN HALLS:

SLA is excited to continue the SLA Town Hall meetings in 2022, giving us a connection point with members to discuss specific topic areas. We currently have 5 Town Halls scheduled beginning at 11:00 AM Eastern Time for 60 minutes. below are the times and dates of the open sessions:

  • Thursday, February 17, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET
  • Tuesday, April 19, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET 
  • Monday, May 16, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET
  • Thursday, June 16, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET
  • Tuesday, November 15, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET  rescheduled to Monday, December 5, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET.

SLA members are invited to attend Town Halls but must register through the Learning Hub. SLA uses Zoom Webinar for Board Meetings. 

Registration for all Town Halls: www.pathlms.com/sla/courses/39866


OPEN MEETINGS WITH LEADERSHIP

SLA wants to continue to exceed new levels of accessibility and reach with our membership through the use of virtual meetings. As such, the board will plan to hold the Committee Share Out, Community Forums, and the Annual Business Meeting in a virtual format for 2022.

  • Thursday, July 7, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM ET – Community Forum
  • Thursday, August 18, 11:30-1:00PM ET – Committee Share Out
  • Tuesday, September 13, 11:30AM – 1:00 PM ET – Community Forum
  • Tuesday, October 25, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET – Annual Business Meeting + Community Share Out
SLA members are invited to attend these open meetings but must register through the Learning Hub. SLA uses Zoom Webinar for Board Meetings.

We will continue to keep the members informed on upcoming meetings and ways you can participate to have your voice heard and contribute to the sustainability of SLA.

Registration for Misc. Open Meetings: www.pathlms.com/sla/courses/39868
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