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​Colleagues,  Join the Military Librarians for a FREE Lunch during the Military Libraries Training Workshop, Wednesday, Dec 11, DoubleTree Hotel, Arlington, VA METRO - Blue & Yellow Lines, 5-7 minute walk to 300 Army Navy Drive, Lincoln Hall, Lower (street( level. 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, 40 + Exhibitors, Register below.  This link provided by collaboration with DCSLA. Date And Time : Wed, December 11, 2019 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM EST Location : DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC - Crystal City 300 Army Navy Drive Arlington, VA 22202 RSVP :  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dcsla-promoted-event-military-libraries-free-lunch-invite-tickets-76949801929 ...
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Congratulations and warmest welcome to the incoming 2020 Board Members! The election for the 2020 SLA Board of Directors has closed. Our new board members are: Dawn French for President-Elect Candace Norton for Treasurer Jamie Roberts for Director Brynne Norton for Director These new board members will be joining the following individuals, whose service on the board extends into 2020: Amy Trost (President), Sarah Green (Secretary), Matt Pearson  and Susan Makar (Directors), and Kimberly Yang and Zaida Díaz , (Past Co-Presidents). The new board members will replace the following current members who are rotating off the board ...
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THE FUTURE OF RESEARCH : Drivers and scenarios for the next decade Wed, November 20, 2019    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST  SMC Campus Center,  2nd Floor -  Elm Ballrooms University of Maryland, Baltimore 621 West Lombard Street Baltimore, MD 21201 Registration is FREE . Schedule:  https://for.hshsl.umaryland.edu/#schedule What will research look like in the year 2029? Let’s explore this together on November 20th at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). Based on the study, “ Research Futures: Drivers and Scenarios for the Next Decade ,” by Elsevier and Ipsos MORI, this event will look at the future of research envisioned by the study ...
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SLA Maryland Chapter Happy Hour Thur Nov 14, 2019   5:30pm - 7:30pm Jaleo Restaurant by Chef José Andrés 7271 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA https://www.jaleo.com/location/bethesda
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Colleagues,   This is a bit of a long message....The DC area Military Librarians are hosting a Dine Around at the Matchbox, Pentagon City (above the METRO stop {Blue/Yellow Lines } - outside the Mall) on Thursday, Nov 7th 5:30 pm - 7 pm or more....We'll be discussing the upcoming Military Libraries Training Workshop (MLTW) 2019, scheduled for Dec 10-12, 2019 at the DoubleTree Hotel, (Crystal City), Arlington, VA.  Great opportunity for DMV folks.  https://www.regonline.com/ militarylibrariestrainingworks hop2019     Stuff we'll be discussing:  1.  Special Event at MLTW 2019:  Dec 11, 2019 from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm VISITORS LUNCH an absolutely FREE ...
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SLA MD Chapter Happy Hour When Thu Nov 14, 2019 5:30pm – 7:30pm Where Jaleo, 7271 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA https://www.jaleo.com/location/bethesd
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Happy fall!  It's time to nominate your fellow SLA Maryland Chapter members for the annual SLA Maryland Chapter Champion Award or nominate yourself! The deadline for Chapter Champions nominations is Saturday, 9 November.     You can make a nomination online at the  Award Nomination Form on Survey Monkey : apter Champion Award Nomination https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/sla-mdaward   To nominate more than one person, just access the form again.   Inaugurated in 2010, the awards are given to two or three chapter members annually in recognition of outstanding contributions to the chapter, public service activities, assistance in professional ...
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Hi MD folks! The DC chapter has scheduled a walking tour of the National Landing area in Crystal City. The C rystal City Business Improvement District (BID) will lead the tour and provide a "sneak preview" of the proposed plans for Amazon's HQ2. After the tour, folks will be meeting at Ted's Montana Grill for dinner.  Here's the link to the full event description and registration:   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tour-of-crystal-city-and-dine-around-tickets-62385040335 Looking forward to seeing you there! Amy
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POSTPONED - RAIN DATE TBD https://www.wbaltv.com/amp/article/crews-still-work-on-repairs-on-water-main-in-baltimore/28401273 July 18: Baltimore Happy Hour When: Thursday July 18 from 5:30-9 PM Where: Tir Na Nog Irish Bar & Grill, 201 E Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21202 Why: Celebrate summertime with Maryland SL
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Get involved by attending one of SLA’s in-person networking opportunities! Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm Date: Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 Location: City Tap Penn Quarter DC 901 9th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001 To register and for questions contact Michael Rosenberg at    mrosenberg@sla.org ALA Registration is not required to attend this event. If you are interested in sponsoring an upcoming reception, please contact Kathy Bradley at   kbradley@sla
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Be sure to attend our SLA MD Chapter sponsored program, “To All the Mistakes We’ve Made Before: Learning Journeys of Three Bibliometrics Librarians.” This program features our very own MD Chapter Director, Ya-Ling Yu, presenting “To Learn or Not to Learn: My Journey to Bibliometrics.” Other presenters include Chris Belter from NIH Library and Caitlin Bakker of the University of Minnesota. Chris will be sharing his personal story on learning bibliometrics, and Caitlin will be discussing research impact services at the University of Minnesota. This program will be essential viewing for anyone interested in creating success stories around bibliometrics and impact ...
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Job Announcement (please excuse cross-posting)   Research Librarian I - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees   Department: Research & Collective Bargaining Services Location: Washington, D.C. Grade:   United Staff Union — Grade 8 Salary:   Starts at $72,447 with union-negotiated wage/step increases. Benefits: List of benefits   To be considered Please send an email with an attached cover letter and resume to: recruiting@afscme.org . Include the position title, and if you are a current member of an AFSCME Local, in the subject line of your email.   Applications will be considered until the ...
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Calling all Maryland Chapter SLA members! Let us know you ' re presenting at SLA Annual Conf in Cleveland by filling out this form at  https://tinyurl.com/slamd2019presenters . We will publicize your  poster or presentat ion at our  chapter website, conference   kiosk and  chapter communications
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Hal Kirkwood the President of SLA is coming to the US in the second week of May to to different cities and states, he is going to make one stop in the DC area after going to the Philadelphia's 100th Anniversary on May 6th. So on Tuesday May 7th he is going to be in Washington DC, we are having a social event at Teaism in Penn Quarter from 6pm to 9pm. Here is the registration information to let your members know so they can attend:   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/meet-and-greet-with-sla-president-hal-kirkwood-tickets-5992811961
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Eventbrite:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dcmd-chapters-of-sla-tour-umds-special-collections-library-happy-hour-tickets-59583463744 Library Tour The   Washington DC   and   Maryland   Chapters of the Special Libraries Association have organized a library tour of the   Special Collection and University Archives   at the University of Maryland at College Park on May 8 at 5:30 PM. Please sign up through Eventbrite to help us get an accurate count of people by April 30. Please email   Logan.Tapscott@lac-group.com   for any questions and if there are particular collections that you want to see:   https://www.lib.umd.edu/special ...
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Saturday, February 2 nd . 2019 The Universities at Shady Grove, Priddy Library, Building III 9636 Gudelsky Drive Rockville, Maryland 20850 Registration $30 for SLA Members; $35 for non-Members Use your own laptop with open source software installed Saturday, February 2 rd , 2019 9 am – 4 pm     EventBrite Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/r-r-studio-the-basics-and-beyond-tickets-52977466027 Download the flyer: http://maryland.sla1.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/R-R-Studio-February-2nd.pdf   R is an extensible, open-source language and computing environment for Windows, Macintosh, UNIX, and Linux platforms. RStudio is a ...
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It’s time to nominate your fellow SLA Maryland Chapter members for the annual  SLA Maryland Chapter Champion Award  or nominate yourself!!!   The deadline for Chapter Champion nominations is Saturday, 10 November.    You can make a nomination online at the Award Nomination Form on Survey Monkey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/sla-mdawards To nominate more than one person just access the form again.   Inaugurated in 2010, the awards are given to two or three chapter members annually in recognition of outstanding contributions to the chapter, public service activities, assistance in professional development, promotion of special librarianship, ...
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Business Development Resources – Let’s Turn Up the Heat!   Please join Wendy Maines, Thomson Reuters Information Management Advisor, for a webinar on how to conduct business development research using various Thomson Reuters’ products. There are so many different resources and strategies to take advantage of, whether you are using  Westlaw, Practical Law  or a combination of these services. Join us to learn how to best use these resources to get the information you need.    If you have others in your organization that would benefit from these learning sessions, please share the invitation. Everyone is welcome.   Wednesday, ...
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MeetUp2Learn Webinar with SpringShare: “SpringShare – Easy to Use, Practical, Hosted Apps for Libraries” Date: Friday, September 28 Time: 11 am to 12 noon Details: As suggested in our member survey, SpringShare will provide an overview of their tools and services, including LibGuides/CMS, LibAnswers, LibCal, and LibInsight. To join the webinar on Friday, September 28, visit the following link: https://springshare.zoom.us/j/536573838 Use your computer mic/speakers, or iPhone one-tap : US: +16465588656,,536573838#  or +16699006833,,536573838# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): ...
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The Maryland Chapter of SLA invites you to join us for our upcoming programs and social activities, developed with our recent Member Survey, to help inspire, inform, and en
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