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News for Week of July 13, 2020

  • 1.  News for Week of July 13, 2020

    Posted 07-14-2020 12:29

    Managing Institutional Knowledge and Insight - Free webinar, Tues. July 14, Noon-1 PM MDT. Mary Ellen Bates presenting on the topic of Knowledge Management and Text and Data Mining. Register and learn more at https://tinyurl.com/ycyqe4xn.

    Ibram X. Kendi on "How to Be an Antiracist." Virtual event scheduled for Mon, Jul 20, 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT. Hosted by the public libraries in Maryland. Go to https://connect.sla.org/maryland/blogs/dawn-french1/2020/07/08/ibram-x-kendi-on-how-to-be-an-antiracist to register.

    Free Zoom Webinars of Potential Interest, including "4 Reasons Why Social Networks Make Us Vulnerable to Misinformation," ​ Filippo Menzcer, Distinguished Professor of Informatics and Computer Science, Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering, Indiana University, BloomingtonThursday, July 16, 6PM EST. Registration information is at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeJAAgwn2TtKpy83GXHQK82Sp3rFeiuO5D-J6hywyqSbVMMig/viewform.

    SLA Presidential Update - July 8, 2020. Go to https://tinyurl.com/y9gkotex to read about plans to have a town hall in August to learn about discussions that have been held on how SLA can be more welcoming and inclusive. She also wrote that the bylaw amendments were approved.



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    Esther Gil
    PR Chair
    SLA – IT Division
    egil@du.edu
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  • 2.  RE: News for Week of July 13, 2020

    Posted 07-14-2020 12:46
    I'm hoping to attend the Ibram X. Kendi discussion.

    I read his book a while back but haven't heard him speak yet.

    It was phenomenal!

    Liz