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Join your SLA colleagues to welcome the new year and talk about this year will be different! Thursday, 1/12/23 8:30-9:30 am EST Register   here   for Zoom information.  Research shows you're more likely to complete a goal if it's small and can be completed in 30 days. Let's talk about what we could do in 30 days to make a difference in our lives. Bring ideas or just come to chat. Here are the sources that got us thinking about this topic: Create Your Own 30 Day Challenge, Amy Miron, Very Well Mind, 2022 (podcast):  https://www.verywellmind.com/create-your-own-30-day-challenge-friday-fix-the-verywell-mind-podcast-6822309  How to Stop Procrastinating: Seven Strategies backed by Science, Alice Boyes, HBR, May-June 2022:  https://hbr.org/2022/05/how-to-stop-procrastinating
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Information Professionals behind the Engineers of CDM Smith and Simpson, Gumpertz & Heger Please join SLA New England from the comfort of your home for a virtual program with Stacie Cohen of CDM Smith and Joan Cunningham of Simpson & Heger. These information professionals will share what it takes to be special librarians in the engineering sector, how the pandemic has changed their work, and how they keep up with the current trends in LIS. Please register to join Stacie and Joan discuss their specialized roles supporting engineers and their staff. When:  Jan 25, 2023 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting  here .  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
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Join the Massachusetts Library System and SLA New England for a Community Chat for Special Librarians and Health Sciences Librarians Date and time:  Tuesday, December 6, 2022 3 - 4 PM EST Details: Register now to attend (Link:  https://lnkd.in/e-ByatTc ). The Zoom link will be sent the day before the chat. The Massachusetts Library System's Community Chats provide the opportunity to share successes and challenges and to connect with colleagues. This month, we'll chat about competitive intelligence. SLA New England community members (especially members based in Massachusetts) are encouraged to attend. This session will be co-hosted by: - John Aubrey, Director of Library and Information Services, Vertex Pharmaceuticals - Cynthia Cheng Correia, Managing Director, Knowledge inForm - Joy McNally, Senior Knowledge Management and Research Librarian at the Union of Concerned Scientists Any questions? Reach out to Michelle Eberle, Consultant ( michelle@masslibsystem.org ...
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Come join us for the   SLA New England Community Annual Business Meeting . Date/Time:   Thursday, December 8, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm EST Location:   Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH), 480 Totten Pond Rd, Waltham, MA 02451. Zoom option will also be available. Register  here . The deadline for the registration is Friday, December 2. Agenda: 5:30 pm-6:00 pm: Light Dinner and Networking 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm: Business Meeting 6:30 pm: Presentation - Edee Edwards - Libraries, Leadership, and Politics: A Journey As her year as SLA New England President in 2021 wrapped up, Edee Edwards signed up for another kind of leadership training. She joined the Emerge Vermont program, which trains Democratic women to run for office and win. Is mixing librarianship and politics a good idea? Come hear her story and reflections on politics in and adjacent to special libraries and the information profession. Edee Edwards has been a member of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) since ...
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Please join Connecticut Library Consortium and SLA/New England Special Librarians Roundtable on Tuesday, December 6 at 1 pm EST   for a wide-ranging conversation.  We'll tackle the increasing demand for accountability (focus on customers, performance measurement, benchmarking, and continuous improvement) and how special librarians have responded, how to stand out in a virtual environment, how SLA can help keep members engaged, and more!  Join us for what should be a very lively discussion. We'd love it if you'd come with your cameras on if you're comfortable - seeing faces helps us feel more connected - and audio. If you do not have a microphone, you can call in on your phone.   For more information and to register visit   https://www.ctlibrarians.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1678747&group= Questions? Contact Ellen Janpol (ejanpol@bethellibrary.org)
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SLA is great for getting you into some remarkable library spaces. What are your favorite libraries to visit? Let’s chat about library spaces or whatever else is on your mind at this low-key SLA New England lunch virtual conversation. No formal agenda, just a nice time to catch up or connect with new folks. Stay for the full-event or just pop in any point to say hello! Join us  Wednesday, October 16, 12:00-12:45 pm EST Register here to get Zoom information:  https://dartmouth.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqcOCvrzksHdUEMFBbZswC3DoSS-QPI8Di
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Please join CLC and SLA/New England Special Librarians Roundtable on Thursday, October 13. We'll talk about any conferences or PD opportunities we attended over the summer and also discuss hybrid work environments - are they here to stay? What do they look like at your libraries? Thursday, October 13th from 1pm - 2pm.  Register at   https://www. ctlibrarians.org/events/ EventDetails.aspx?id=1668618& group= Questions? Contact Ellen Janpol ( ejanpol@bethellibrary.org )
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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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