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ICoASL 2023: 8th International Conference of Asian Special Libraries on Advancing Asian Special Libraries towards the Fifth Industrial Revolution
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Topic: Asian Chapter Webinar on Special Librarianship.

Speaker: Stephen Abram, Jill Strand & Abby Walters .
Time: Aug 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM IST (India Time)/ 8.30 AM US & Canada Time at (Saturday)  Video  PPT:  Stephen Abram; Jill Strand & Abby Walters

Topic: Guidelines for Library Professionals & Library Users after COVID- 19 Period and the Role of Library Associations.

Speaker: Ms.Loida Febo-Garcia (ALA- Immediate past president).
Time: June 06, 2020 5:00PM PST/ 5:30 PM IST/ 8 AM EDT  PPT

Topic: Academic Libraries and Librarianship: A Synoptic View.
Speaker: Dr. P R Goswami - Former Director (LIb), IGNCA.  PPT

Topic: Libraries Towards Excellence.
Speaker: Ms. Surekha Kaul - Sr. AGM, BrahMos Aerospace.
Time: May 30, 2020 3:30 PM IST/ 6 AM EDT   

Topic: Human Resources in Library Profession in the Digital Era.
Speaker: Dr. Kalyan Bhattacharjee, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. 
Time: May 23, 2020 4:30 PM IST/ 7 AM EDT Video PPT
Dr. Parveen Babbar, President, Asian Chapter.
E-mail: parveenbabbar@gmail.com

Mr. Shankar B. Chavan, Webmaster, Asian Chapter.
E-mail: shankaraochavan@gmail.com

SLA Asia Awards Winners for the year 2022:
SLA Asia Librarian Excellence Award 2022:
Dr. R K Sharma
Director General, Delhi Public Library, Ministry of Culture, India

SLA - Asia Sci-Tech Librarian Award 2022:
Dr. Sandeep Kumar Pathak

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Bhopal, India

SLA - Asia Information Professional Award 2022:
Dr. Mrs. Meenal Oak
Librarian, MES's IMCC, Pune, India

SLA Asia Young Professional Librarian Award 2022:
Bryan Boy C Cortez

Featured Jobs


  • 2022 SLA New England Award Nominations

    We are looking for nominations for the following SLA NE community awards: 

    • Community Achievement Award: Recognizing a community member for outstanding committee work, performance in office, or execution of event-related duties during this program year. 
    • Distinguished Service Award: Recognizing a community member(s) for a sustained record of supporting community activities over the years. These may be for service on one or more committees, by holding various offices, or for managing different events, that when considered cumulatively have notably furthered the life of the community. 
    • Special Recognition Award: Conferred on a longstanding community member(s) to cap a career and celebrate a well-deserved retirement, in recognition of what the member has done or meant to the community.

     NOTE: Nominees must be current SLA members.

    Want to nominate someone? Please use this form to submit nominations by the end of day on Monday, December 5th. 

    If you have any questions, please contact bergerkm@bu.edu.

  • Free Professional Development Opportunity! Info Tools 2022

    You are invited to CLSA's Source Forward recap and Info Tools 2022! Join us on Friday, December 2 from 12:00 - 3:00 for an afternoon of learning together. To register, see the agenda, and volunteer to present, visit https://forms.gle/MgeaFSGUaRTod9Lb7

  • Taxonomy Times Newsletter Contributors Wanted!

    We are coming up on the 51st issue of the Taxonomy Times – now in our new format – and we're hoping to include more content from the taxonomy community. As quick background, Taxonomy Times is headed by our Bulletin Committee, and helps our community members feel connected and updated by providing four quarterly issues every year. With the introduction of our new format, we are able to bring more varied content, such as blogs and linked features, as well as provide a more flexible delivery system.We welcome your help in all ways -- providing a short interesting feature, a book review, or any other content, or as a member of the Bulletin Committee. If you want to help, please reach out to Marisa Hughes.
  • Nominations are now open for the Transportation Community President-Elect Board Position

    Are you ready to make a difference in the transportation information community? Nominations are now open for the SLA Transportation Community board position of President-Elect.

    You may nominate yourself by sending a short (maximum one-page) statement of interest to rachel.cole@northwestern.edu by July 18.

    The term begins following the SLA Annual Conference in August 2022. The President-Elect's main duty is to plan and coordinate the Community's programming for the 2023 SLA Annual Conference, for which they will also be the community's Conference Chair.

    The Presidential term begins following the 2023 Annual Conference. As President, the incumbent would lead any initiatives they would like the Community to accomplish.

    Please email me with any questions at rachel.cole@northwestern.edu.

    All my best,
    Rachel Cole

    SLA Transportation Community President

    Reference Librarian and Interim Head, Northwestern University Transportation Library

  • Don't forget April 28th in-person RTP networking!

    Hey CSLA members! Are you going to be in or around Research Triangle Park on Thursday, April 28th? If so, don't forget to come by Boxyard RTP from 6-8 pm to catch up with your CSLA peers!

    Get the full details on our events page: https://connect.sla.org/carolinas/events/event-description?CalendarEventKey=5102817e-8673-44f3-96b5-9bbc378595c9&CommunityKey=91d87fd6-d18e-40a3-884d-b1a19e055b03&Home=%2fcarolinas%2fevents%2fcalendar
    On April 28th, CSLA is having our first in-person networking event of the year at Boxyard RTP from 6-8 pm.