Greetings SLA Arizona Chapter Members! In Celebration of Earth Day (Earth Week) we are gathering for a no-host meet-up at Green Vegetarian Restaurant in Downtown Phoenix. The meet-up is scheduled for Wednesday April 24th, from 6:30-8:00 PM Green is rated among the top vegetarian restaurants in Phoenix. Adjacent to Green (same owner) is the award [...]
The following information professionals will be recognized at the SLA 2013 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO for their outstanding professional achievements and association contributions: John Cotton Dana Award Dan Trefethen SLA Hall of Fame Inductees Gloria Zamora Agnes Mattis Rose L. Vormelker Award Pam Rollo Dee Magnoni ProQuest Dialog Member Achievement Award Jill Strand SLA Fellows [...]
These Arizona Chapter members will be actively involved in this year’s Annual Meeting: Cindy Elliot, Jim Martin, Mary Feeney and Ricardo Andrade had their paper “A New Approach to Needs Assessment and Communication to Connect and Collaborate with Faculty” selected for SLA’s Contributed Papers sessions, and they will be presenting Tuesday Jennifer Martin is presenting [...]
In February of this year, I was honored and delighted to be invited to be a keynote speaker for the ALIA Sixth New Librarians’ Symposium, in Brisbane Australia. I’ve written a longer post over at my blog, but wanted to share a bit here as well! Sunday, February 10th, was a really big day for [...]
Greetings SLA Arizona Chapter Members. We are gathering for a no-host meet-up in Prescott, on Thursday February 21st, 6:30 PM at Granite Mountain Brewing. Come join us to talk about libraries and the state of the library profession. Participate in good conversation and meet other Arizona librarians. Bring along your family or library-loving friends and [...]
10. You’re thankful for what SLA has given to you and you want to give back. 9. You want to add another feather to your cap before your year-end review. 8. Volunteers, like the brilliantly colored leaves now falling from trees (in the northern part of the state at least), need to be replaced with [...]
This post was written by Brianna Marshall, a Master of Library Science and Master of Information Science candidate at Indiana University’s School of Library and Information Science. She is Managing Editor for the blog Hack Library School and soon-to-be Social Science Division Archivist. This post first appeared on the Social Science Division web site, and [...]
Warm congratulations to our 2013 Board of Directors. They are: President-Elect: Kate Arnold Treasurer: John DiGilio Chapter Cabinet Chair-Elect: Kama Siegel Division Cabinet Chair-Elect: Tara Murray A complete list can be found at http://www.sla.org/content/SLA/governance/bodsection/index.cfm
Ruth Kneale, past SLA Arizona President and current Secretary-Treasurer, has been named SLA Fellow. Fellows are a distinguished group of SLA members with outstanding leadership and dedication in the information profession. For more information about this honor, please visit http://www.sla.org/content/SLA/awardsrecognition/fellows/index.cfm
Posted on April 17, 2013.
This year’s Annual Special Libraries Association Conference will be held in San Diego, CA. Once again the Western State’s Chapters are holding a reception on Sunday, June 9th from 7:30 – 9:30 PM at the Marriott. Hors d’oeuvres will be served and an open bar will provide beer and wine exclusively. View Larger Map In [...]
Posted on October 30, 2012.
Hi all, I would like to invite you to an informal meet and greet dinner in Prescott Valley on Thursday, November 15 at 6pm. We’ll be meeting at the Fireside Grill in Prescott Valley’s entertainment district (near the movie theater). Join us for pay-your-own-way drinks and dinner, and meet your fellow SLA members! Spouses and [...]
Posted on October 30, 2012.
There are a ton of fascinating and interesting topics available for continuing education opportunities in November! Here are a few highlights; grab the full file for details and registration information! November 1 (12-1 pm) Introduction to Fundraising Planning (Grantspace) November 5 (6-7 pm) Gamification for the EPIC WIN! (Teacher-Librarian Virtual Cafe) November 6 (12-1 pm) [...]
Posted on October 29, 2012.
SLA will be closed when the DC-area Federal Government is closed for Hurricane Sandy. We apologize for any inconvenience but hope for your understanding and patience during this unavoidable weather event. Many staff are working remotely but conditions are not optimal. We will respond to emails and voicemail messages as quickly as possible but please [...]
Posted on September 5, 2012.
You can now e-vote for the 2013 SLA Board of Directors. You should be getting your ballot in your email. Please let us know if you haven’t. Elections are open through 9/26. Biographies for the candidates can be found at: http://www.sla.org/content/SLA/governance/12election/13candidates.cfm
Posted on July 20, 2012.
If you’re like me, you’re gearing up to head to Chicago next week for SLA’s Annual Conference and INFO-EXPO. I’m excited – I’ve never been outside the airports in Chicago before! To make things even more exciting, next weekend is also the Taste of Chicago event, a food festival that draws millions of people. It’ll [...]
Posted on July 20, 2012.
On behalf of the SLA Arizona Chapter, I would like to extend our sincerest condolences to our friends in Colorado. May time heal such a horrific event.
Posted on July 5, 2012.
Going to SLA? Be sure to mark your calendar! SLA 2012: American West Chapters’ Reception Hosted by the Silicon Valley Chapter of SLA Monday, July 16, 2012 6:00pm – 8:00pm Newberry Library 60 W. Walton Street Jazz Legend Louis Hall on the Steinway Grand Piano Join colleagues to re-connect and celebrate Attire: Business Casual Chicago [...]
Posted on June 12, 2012.
We want to know what you think about your chapter! Last week, you were sent a link to the Arizona Chapter survey. It only takes a couple of minutes to fill out. Thanks to everyone who have submitted their responses so far. Click here to take survey
Posted on June 4, 2012.
Dear SLA Arizona Chapter, This is let you know that Jennifer Martin, our Secretary-Treasurer, has resigned. I want to thank her for her hard work during her term and I wish her all the best! We need a replacement, and the sooner, the better. If you are interested in fulfilling this position, please send me [...]