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News for Week of April 6, 2020

  • 1.  News for Week of April 6, 2020

    Posted 04-06-2020 15:45

    SLA 2020 Rescheduled for October 15-18, 2020.  SLA sent out an email on Friday, April 3, 2020 making this announcement, so check your emails for more information. Also noted at

    James King – In Memoriam. Please read James' obituary on the SLA Blog, where SLA is collecting stories and photos from members. SLA has also set up a fund where members can make contributions to SLA in his memory. Funds will be used to support technology, a passion for James, and a conference scholarship.  You can donate at

    SLA Presidential Web Chat February 20, 2020 recording available. The focus of this was on SLA's Restructuring Initiative. This is available at

    The Innovator's Dilemma: Lessons Learned from a Lifetime in Intelligence. Free webinar from the SLA CI Community, Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 12-1 PM ET. See for registration information. One lucky attendee will receive $25.

    Roles that Education Libraries can Play and Services that they can Provide during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Register for this free webinar, sponsored by the SLA Education Division, at Scheduled for April 10, 1:30 PM EST.

    The (Newly) Remote Librarian: A Sharing Session. April 13 at 6-8 PM EDT. This webinar is sponsored by the SLA Maryland Chapter. More information about this session is at   

    Cybersecurity for Working Remotely – SLA Canada has kindly provided a link to the recording of this chat video and podcast that occurred earlier. Available at

    Esther Gil
    PR Chair
    SLA – IT Division