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News for Week of August 10, 2020

  • 1.  News for Week of August 10, 2020

    Posted 08-11-2020 15:26

    Additional Session Proposals for SLA 2020 Annual Conference Requested. SLA has reopened "the call for session submissions on the topics of the COVID-19 pandemic, diversity, equality and inclusion (DEI), and social justice. Only submissions that fall under these topics and are relevant to library and information professionals will be considered. Proposals may be submitted by SLA Community conference planners or by individuals. The deadline for submission is 5:00 pm ET on Monday, August 24th."  Instructions for submitting are at

    Escape Room Games in the Classroom – Free "Inside Bytes" webinar. August 14, 1:30 PM EDT.). Presented by the SLA Education Division. Learn a game-based approach to engaging students in one-shot information literacy sessions. More information at

    SLA Asian Chapter Webinar on Special Librarianship - Aug 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM IST (India Time)/ 8.30 AM EDT US & Canada Time at (Saturday). Presenters Stephen Abram Jill Strand, and Abby Walters. Find out more about the presenters and how to register at

    2020 SLA Poster Session. You can still submit a poster abstract for the SLA 2020 Conference– posters will be showcased online. Poster submission information is at New deadline is 5:00 pm ET on Monday, August 24th.

    SLA 2020 Virtual Annual Conference Registration Now Open. More information is at

    "SLA Climate Survey Results and Discussion" Recording. If you missed this SLA Virtual Roundtable on Tues, July 28, you can view the video recording at Password: BNA#?84^. Other related documents are at, under "Past Events."

    Esther Gil
    PR Chair
    SLA – IT Division