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Join SLA New England for a virtual tour of the Library at Perkins School for the Blind Thursday, October 13, 5:30 - 7:00 pm EST Register by October 12 at  https://smithsonian.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqf-CqqTkpGt1H65TkFChPIm3qpxpr99aC Perkins School for the Blind was established in 1829 as the first school for the blind in the United States, pioneering education for students who are blind and deafblind. While our students include Laura Bridgman (the first person who was deafblind to be formally educated), Anne Sullivan, and Helen Keller, thousands of students and teachers have been at Perkins over the years. Perkins is a leader in developing the best teaching and learning practices for students who are visually impaired, blind, or who have multiple disabilities including visual impairment, not only in the United States, but around the world. In this presentation, Jennifer Arnott will talk about the Hayes Research Library collection and work as well as talk about the history ...
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We kick off our fall programming with a coffee talk to discuss our summers including SLA Annual Conference and what we are looking forward to this fall. Date/Time: Tuesday, September 27th / 8:30 am ET - 9:30 am ET Hosts: Donna Thompson and Khalilah Gambrell Register in advance for this meeting : https:// smithsonian.zoom.us/meeting/ register/ tZAkfuuorTguHdXJQM3KLEnqKV- Cn0_Kk9-i After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. About Coffee Talks: Coffee talks are informal meetups on a specific topic. Whether you can spend the hour or five minutes, that's ok, we are happy you join the discussion.
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Information Professionals in the Arts & Design Sector – SLANE In-Person/Hybrid Event! Come join us in person (!) for this program where we will hear from Ann Whiteside, Assistant Dean for Information Services, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, about information professionals working in the Arts and Design sector: her own career journey, current trends in this sector, challenges and opportunities professionals are currently facing in these roles, and more!  This program is presented by the SLA New England Community and EBSCO Information Services. Thurs. May 19th, 5:30-7:30pm EST Location: School of the Museum of Fine Arts Library (3rd Floor), 230 The Fenway (and on Zoom) Program: 5:30-6pm – Wine & Cheese Reception and Networking 6-7:30pm – Presentation followed by Q&A Register   here .   We hope that you will join us in person for this event; it will also be offered hybrid for those who can't. In your registration identify whether you will be ...
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Join SLA New England for   SLA NE Coffee Talk: Regrets, I've had few... When: Wednesday, March 9, 8:30-9:30 am EST Where: Zoom (register below) Start your Wednesday with SLA - Join us for a virtual   coffee   hour, and bring your regrets! Daniel Pink has a new book out called "The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward." You don't need to read the book, but let's talk about a few of the things we might have done differently if we could go back. Wish you'd traveled for a year before going back to school? Gotten that PhD? Asked out that cutie in your cataloging class? It's okay to admit we've made a few mistakes, maybe it will remind us that it's never too late to make good choices and bold moves. Register in advance for this meeting: mit.zoom.us/meeting/register/. .. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
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Join SLA New England for a Coffee Chat! Jan 27, 2022 from 08:30 to 09:30 (ET) Is one of your 2022 resolutions to spend more time with your SLA New England colleagues? BYO warm beverage, and let's chat about the new year. What will you keep up, and what things might it be time to let go of? No formal agenda, just a nice time to catch up or connect with new folks. Get the Zoom link by registering at:  https://dartmouth.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAsf-ChrTovE9TEyaJ6u-MeEJkiYUNmOPgQ
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Join us via Zoom to celebrate the achievements of SLA New England in 2021, and look ahead to 2022. After the business meeting, we'll share a video of how a research library and archive helps sustain corporate culture during a pandemic, and open the floor for general discussion. Wear something fun, and bring a drink that warms you up! When : Dec 10, 2021 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) *Register in advance for this meeting:* https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIocO-spzgpHt1PTgJTaMN0rHAQBPCgD11f After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
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Come join us for this online program on October 27, 2021 where we will hear from information professionals working in the pharmaceutical sector: their career paths, challenges and opportunities they are currently facing in their roles, and more. Presenters : • Betty Edwards, Sage Therapeutics • Jane Burke, Pfizer Inc. • John Aubrey, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Date of the Event: 10/27/2021 Agenda and Schedule: 5:30-5:45pm - Zoom networking 5:45-6:40pm - 3 Speakers' Presentations 6:40-7:15pm - Q&A and Discussion Register  in advance for this meeting at:  https://tufts.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMlf-mrqTIjGtDhjjpRxx8tVmETthhSXi2u After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
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What : Joint SLA New England-CLC Special Libraries Roundtable. The focus of the discussion is "Autumn Returns". When : Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am via Zoom.  Register : For more information and to register, please see,   https://www.ctlibrarians.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1555966&group=
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When :    Oct 27, 2021 from 17:30 to 19:15 (ET) Associated with    New England Chapter What: Come join us for this online program where we will hear from information professionals working in the pharmaceutical sector: their career paths, challenges and opportunities they are currently facing in their roles, and more. Presenters : • Betty Edwards, Sage Therapeutics • Jane Burke, Pfizer Inc. • John Aubrey, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Agenda: 5:30-5:45pm - Zoom networking 5:45-6:40pm - 3 Speakers' Presentations 6:40-7:15pm - Q&A and Discussion Register   in advance for this meeting at: https://tufts.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMlf-mrqTIjGtDhjjpRxx8tVmETthhSXi2u After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. More information
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Join SLA NE across New England or virtually at one of the following events on August 11, 2021 to catch up and discuss the SLA Annual Conference.  Locations and events selected based on survey responses, all in-person meetings will occur outdoors. And don’t forget, as an attendee, you’ll have the opportunity to win one of 3 $50 Visa gift cards!   North of Boston Tavern in the Square 100 District Ave, Burlington, MA 01803 6:00PM RSVP and questions to kelly.bunting@analog.com   Boston The Granary Tavern 170 Milk St, Boston, MA 02109 6:00 PM RSVP and questions to karen.graham@mwra.com   Virtual For those of you for whom virtual remains the best reality, please join SLA New England President Edee Edwards, who will be attending from Southern Vermont! Eco-friendly—no commute needed.   Topic: SLA New England Virtual Gathering for Annual Conference Time: Aug 11, 2021 06:00 -7:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance ...
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When:  Dec 11, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (ET) Where: Go To Webinar (online) Who: New England Chapter! Join the annual business meeting of SLA NE. Hear a summary of our unusual year and an outlook for 2021. Our hosts: @Kayleigh Bohemier, SLA NE Community Chair and @Edee Edwards, SLA NE Community Chair - Elect. ​​​ Please contact Edee Edwards via Connect for last minute registrations, as we are moving this to Zoom! Download to Your Calendar
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Join Simmons SLIS students and SLA New England members with your beverage of choice for some virtual networking and socializing. Time and Date: Monday, Nov. 16, 6:30 - 8 pm EST Register in advance for this meeting:  https://simmons.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwtc-ispjMjE90_mzlGfzxndwQ7AZ1Zte1h After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Please email  sla@simmons.edu  with any questions.
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Interested in transcribing 19th-century papers that tell the story of America's first rural cemetery and North America's first designed landscape that was open to the public?   Then, join your colleagues from SLA New England for a Transcribe-a-thon with the Mount Auburn Cemetery Session 1 : Wednesday, September 16 from 7 pm – 9 pm Session 2 : Saturday, September 19 from 10 am – noon Please note that you don't have to come to both sessions--come to one or both, whatever works for you!   We'll kick off with a brief meeting on Connect and an introduction by Meg Winslow, Mount Auburn Cemetery curator of Historical Collections & Archives, before logging in individually to transcribe documents from a collection chosen especially for our group.     Learn more about Mt. Auburn Cemetery and Transcribing Mount Auburn: Mount Auburn Cemetery Transcribing Mount Auburn   How to get started transcribing Quick reference guide for ...
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Virtual Coffee Tomorrow!

Please join us for a V irtual Morning  Meetup, on Friday, March 27 th  from 8:30-9:30am  Make yourself a morning beverage and log in to Zoom for a chat. We'll be sharing  career advice  -- best and worst. Please add yours in advance if you can:  https://tinyurl.com/sla- advice . Not familiar with Zoom? See info here:  https://support.zoom.us/ hc/en-us/articles/201362193- Joining-a-Meeting For questions: Jen Greenleaf,  jgleaf@mit.edu    Meeting invitation: Topic: SLA New England Virtual Morning Meet Up Time: Mar 27, 2020 08:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting Join our Cloud HD Video Meeting now  Meeting ID: 127 493 553 One tap mobile +16465588656,,127493553# US (New York) +16699006833,,127493553# US (San Jose) US : +1 646 558 8656 or +1 669 900 6833 International Numbers:   https://mit.zoom.us/ u/acRqoBOArz Join by SIP 127493553@zoomcrc.com Join by Skype for Business https://mit.zoom.us/skype/ 127493553
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With SLA National Conference being postponed until October 15 – 19, this program will be postponed the Webinar until September. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Calling all SLA New England Members Presenting at the Annual Conference in Charlotte -- We Want to Hear from You The SLA New England Planning Committee is hosting a Webinar on Wednesday, April 29 from noon - 1:00 p.m. (Eastern time) to introduce chapter members presenting at the National Conference in Charlotte. If you're making a presentation, participating in a panel discussion, moderating an event, or teaching a class -- this is a great opportunity to encourage fellow chapter members to attend. During the Webinar, you'll have approximately five minutes to talk about your event and answer questions from the online audience. Interested? Please get in touch with Marie Nardi (Marie.Nardi@sanofi.com) by Friday, April 3. Look forward to ...
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On December 4th, the chapter held a webinar titled Conquering Imposter Syndrome Webinar. Kim Meninger, founder of Executive Career Success, provided an overview of imposter syndrome along with techniques for dealing with this challenge. For those who missed and those who want to hear it again, the recording is now available along with a few more items.  Link to access the webinar:   https://register.gotowebinar.com/recording/2291730081282023943   Webinar slide deck: https://www.dropbox.com/s/mcc8gtqaf3cpx4w/Impostor%20Syndrome.pptx?dl=0#   Two relevant blog posts from the presenter, Kim Meninger Is It Impostor Syndrome or Incompetence? Hidden Gift of Impostor Syndrome
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COFFEE BREAK!

Come to our next coffee break on   Thursday November 14th at Clover Food Lab in Kendall Square.  At this coffee break, we will discuss getting ahead at work and our workplaces. You might want to review the podcast transcript prior to the meetup:  http://www.thebroadexperience.com/listen/2013/9/23/episode-26-get-ahead-no-guilt.html Please RSVP at  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sla-new-england-coffee-break-cambridge-kendall-square-registration-78919126231 Date/Time Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM EST Location Clover Food Lab 355 Main Street Cambridge, MA Organizer Nuchine Nobari ( nnobari@nutter.com );  Cell# 617-378-2300 (text or call) ------------------------------ Nuchine Nobari Director of Library Services Nutter McLennan & Fish LLP (617) 439-2492
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Nominations are now open for 2020 SLA New England Board Members. We have two open positions: President Elect and Treasurer. As a leader, there is nothing better than building connections and contributing professional growth. Volunteering with SLA is a special opportunity. President-Elect The President-Elect role is a chapter board position that prepares the office holder for the SLA New England President position. It is a wonderful and rewarding opportunity to engage with fellow librarians and information professionals. You have the opportunity to define with board members the chapter's vision for the next two years. Treasurer The treasurer will manage chapter finances and work as an Executive board member on programming and annual budgets. Learn More about President Elect and Treasurer: http://bit.ly/slaneofficers19 Please submit nominations for yourself or another person by Oct 2nd. Nominees to provide a short bio to be included in official announcement and ballot. Timeline: ...
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Day on the Job 2019

Sign-up to participate in SLA NE Day on the Job as a Host! Day on the Job (DOTJ) is a popular program enabling students to meet with practicing LIS professionals and to learn more about working in a special library environment. The program has proven to be highly beneficial to past hosts and students as it is an opportunity to connect and learn from each other.  DOTJ does not consist of a particular day or format, rather date and time can be negotiated between the student and host. The format could be a day-long job shadow, an interview, a library tour, or in-depth conversation.  To sign up please email SLA NE Student Relations Co-Chairs.Jill Aberdale ( jillian.aberdale@gmail.com ) and Becca Dunham ( becca.dunham@gmail.com ) by Monday, September 30, 2019. Once you have been matched with your student, an email introduction will be sent the following week.
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Coffee Break in New Haven

Before you start the work day, meet up with peers for an hour over coffee to discuss SLA and to knowledge share regarding work and career. Only cost is your coffee or tea. Your host is Kayleigh Bohemier, SLA New England Chapter President-Elect. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sla-new-england-coffee-break-new-haven-ct-tickets-66923087757 Date And Time Wed, August 14, 2019 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM EDT Add to Calendar Location Blue State Coffee 534 Orange Street New Haven, CT 06511 View Map Please RSVP by Monday August 12.
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