Business and Finance

  • 1.  B&F Elections! Call for Interest & Nominations

    Posted 18 days ago

    The SLA Business and Finance (B&F) Community is pleased to invite expressions of interest, nominations, and self nominations from our members for leadership positions across our committees and sections!


    Please fill out the following form for self nominations: https://forms.gle/pMmh1HbSYdWDukUe9


    With this call, we encourage you to think about how you can contribute to the B&F Community.  We know you have an interest in the welfare of the group and its direction. As we expect to finalize the ballot in early Dec, please reply by midnight ET on Friday, December 3rd.

    Find below the list of open positions and their descriptions. 


    Executive Board Positions:

    Chair-Elect (1 year term, 2 year commitment)

    • Will serve as Chair in 2023.

    • Responsible for leading the Business & Finance Community event planning for the annual conference.

    • Supports the Chair in their duties, including maintaining momentum, running meetings in the Chair's absence, and accomplishing delegated tasks.

    Secretary (2 year term)

    • Leads taking notes, preparation of minutes, and other documentation and record-keeping efforts.

    • Assists Chair and Chair-Elect with correspondence, including especially the budget and annual conference planning processes.

    Committee Chair Positions:

    • Membership Chair (2 year term): Leads membership and recruitment efforts for the community, including efforts to grow and retain B&F members. Serves on the Business & Finance Advisory Board.
    • Professional Development Chair (2 year term): Leads the planning of professional development programming outside of the annual conference. Serves on the Business & Finance Advisory Board.


    Section Chair Positions:

    • Advertising & Marketing Section Chair (1 year term): Coordinates the planning of conference and non-conference events and efforts for professionals interested in these industries/disciplines.
    • College & University Business Libraries (CUBL) Section Chair or Chair Elect (1 year term): Coordinates the planning of conference and non-conference events and efforts for professionals in higher education. Serves on the Business & Finance Advisory Board.

    • Corporate Information Centers (CIC) Section Chair (1 year term): Coordinates the planning of conference and non-conference events and efforts for professionals in corporate. Serves on the Business & Finance Advisory Board.


    Questions about serving in these roles (or nominations of others) can be addressed to Heather Howard <howar198@purdue.edu>, Dan Hickey <dhickey@nyu.edu>, and Barbara Coffey <bcoffey@princeton.edu> (Chair, Chair-Elect, and Nominations Chair respectively).



    Thank you!

    Barbara and Dan



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    Daniel Hickey, MLIS
    Head, NYU Business and Brause Real Estate Libraries
    +1.212.998.2694 | linkedin.com/in/hickeydan | dhickey@stern.nyu.edu
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  • 2.  RE: B&F Elections! Call for Interest & Nominations

    Posted 17 days ago
    Would love to see some new faces volunteering!!

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    Willow Fuchs
    willow-fuchs@uiowa.edu
    Business Reference & Instruction Librarian
    University of Iowa Libraries
    (319) 353-0151
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  • 3.  RE: B&F Elections! Call for Interest & Nominations

    Posted 17 days ago
    Dear SLA-dbf,

    It is possible for a graduate student to volunteer.

    Thanks






  • 4.  RE: B&F Elections! Call for Interest & Nominations

    Posted 14 days ago
    Yes, definitely!

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    Willow Fuchs
    willow-fuchs@uiowa.edu
    Business Reference & Instruction Librarian
    University of Iowa Libraries
    (319) 353-0151
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  • 5.  RE: B&F Elections! Call for Interest & Nominations

    Posted 13 days ago
    This is such a fun group to get involved with! I joined as Membership Chair shortly after I joined SLA and B&F, and have since been Chair-Elect and now Chair! It's been an excellent way to get leadership experience and also work with a great group of people.

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    Heather Howard
    2021 Business & Finance Chair
    Business Information Specialist
    Purdue University
    howar198@purdue.edu
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