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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 https://connect.sla.org/ac2020/welcometocharlotte.

    James King – In Memoriam. Please read James' obituary on the SLA Blog, where SLA is collecting stories and photos from members.  https://www.sla.org/in-memoriam-james-king/. 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 https://www.sla.org/donate/.

    SLA Presidential Web Chat February 20, 2020 recording available. The focus of this was on SLA's Restructuring Initiative. This is available at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/4559383754855386376.

    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 https://tinyurl.com/tmfwwdf 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 https://tinyurl.com/s6ujfhb. 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 https://tinyurl.com/u6dn9a3.   

    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 https://tinyurl.com/sj74err.



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    Esther Gil
    PR Chair
    SLA – IT Division
    egil@du.edu
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