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SLA Midwest Symposium, Friday June 4th 9am - 1 pm CDT

  • 1.  SLA Midwest Symposium, Friday June 4th 9am - 1 pm CDT

    Posted 05-20-2021 18:15
    So, so many things to learn about at the SLA Midwest Symposium.  Curious about podcasting?  We got you.  Want to know more about author matching? Done.  Dipping your toe into data wrangling?  We have multiple expert speakers who can't wait to share what they've been working on.

    You really don't want to miss signing up by Thursday, June 3rd, because these won't be recorded.  Here's the line up:

    Opening Session:  SLA update
     by Tara Murray Grove SLA President

    Data and Data Evaluation:


    • Database Evaluation for your library/info center – Everything All at Once: by Nathan A. Rosen Herrick Feinstein
    • Author Matching – No mistaken identities!: Elizabeth Downie Mathematical Reviews
    • Mathematical Reviews Citation Database: Eliot Johnson, American Mathematical Society (Mathematical Reviews)

    Evolving role of libraries

    • Ope, Just Gonna Become an Embedded Librarian: Alex Hauser, Michigan State University
    • How to Create a Podcast: Lorene Kennard, University of St. Francis
    • Accessibility in Research Collections: Ariel Robinson, Chicago History Museum
    Closing Session:  Trendspotting – identifying the most useful services for your users:  Miguel Figueroa, Amigos Library Services

    Register here!

    SLA Member - $10
    SLA Non-member - $20
    Students, speakers, and planning committee - Free

    Co-hosted by the SLA Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Michigan Communities.

    Sabine Schuller
    Sr. Research Specialist, The Rotary Foundation