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News for week February 17, 2020

  • 1.  News for week February 17, 2020

    Posted 02-17-2020 12:32

    What is Mindfulness, Anyway? – Free Diversity Webinar. March 10, 2020, 11 AM-12 PM, Pacific. From the San José State University iSchool Diversity Committee. More information at

    2020 Louise Leckner Memorial Travel Stipend for New Librarians. The SLA PAM Division is offering stipend awards to attend the 2020 SLA conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, in June. Application deadline is Feb. 28, 2020. More information at

    NJSLA Annual Conference Award - $1,000 will be awarded to two individuals to defray the cost of attending the 2020 SLA conference in June 2020. Those who are eligible and interested inthis award should apply by March 1, 2020. Go to for more information.

    Early Career Conference Awards.  SLA Europe is jointly offering two awards in 2020 with the SLA Legal Division and SLA Science and Technology Division for eligible individuals to attend the 2020 SLA Annual Conference in Charlotte, NC in June. For eligibility and guidelines about these awards go to Application deadline is Thursday, March 5, 2020, 23:59 GMT.

    2020 SLA President Tara Murray 1st Webchat – Scheduled for February 20, 2020. Register at

    The IT Division is Planning the Following Educational Sessions at the SLA 2020 Conference: 

    • The Accidental Digital Asset Manager: How Traditional Library Skills Transfer to the DAM World
    • Comprehensive Database Reevaluation: Starting From Scratch - Impossible Task or Unique Opportunity?
    • The Future is Now: How Technology and Innovation are Changing Special Library Roles and Services

    For other educational sessions that will be held at the SLA 2020 Conference, go to



    Esther Gil
    PR Chair
    SLA – IT Division