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  • Posted for Dr. Farmer The next free webinar hosted by the Special Library Association Academic & Education Community and ACRL's EBSS Education Committee will occur at 1:30 pm EST on June 9. It will feature Library Dean Julie Garrison, who ...

  • Greeting SLA Members!  I want to let everyone know about a very special upcoming event commemorating the 100 year celebration of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The Doors Open Peninsula (DOP, pronounced "dope") celebration is happening all day on Saturday, ...

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  • I just want to say thank you to the SLAers. I truly enjoyed meeting many of the members and making my time in Detroit fun. Sorry I missed the meeting yesterday. Amy Nadell, MSLIS, MA, AHIP-D Librarian Banner Health

  • Thank you for the comments Stephanie and Heather.  Reminder that we are having our post-conference wrap-up on Zoom tonight May 24, 2023 at 7-9pm PT. Register here on Zoom SLA-SCC Post-Conference Wrap-Up Wednesday May 24, 2023 @7-9pm PT Join the ...

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  • 2023 SLA New England Board:

    President: Kathy Berger

    President-elect: Karen Graham

    Secretary: Melissa Gough

    Finance Director: Joan Cunningham

    Communications Director: Kelli Costello

    Programming Chairs:  Khalilah Gambrell and Ann Cullen

    Archivist: Susan McGovern

    Student Relations Chair: Molly Peters

  • 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. 

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  • Primary Research Group Inc. has published the  Survey of Academic Library Leadership, Development & Use of Chatboxes , ISBN 979-8-88517-167-0           The dawn of artificial intelligence has opened up new possibilities for chatboxes.  This ...

  • The June 9 webinar hosted by the Special Library Association Academic & Education Community and ACRL's EBSS Education Committee featured Library Dean Julie Garrison, who led a conversation on book challenges and censorship. Book challenges ...

  • Are you attending the Annual Conference (virtually or in person)? Join us on Zoom for a friendly chat to discuss what you are planning on doing (let Donna Thompson,, know if you are presenting or moderating); what questions ...

  • The SLA New England Community is having a welcome event for the SLA RI Community members since SLA RI has merged with SLA NE.  Come join us on Zoom on Wednesday, May 3, at 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST to meet and welcome SLA RI members. Please register ...

  • UNESCO has published a new book:  Media and information literate citizens: think critically, click wisely! This publication offers media and information literacy curriculum for educators and learners. It is available online in English, Albanian, ...