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Reception at the Library of Congress & Discounted Newseum Tour

SLA News Division conference planner Amy Disch reminded us of the reception at the Library of Congress’ Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room and offered a potential discounted Newseum tour based on interest. RSVP to her by June 1. She … Continue reading

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Cool Conference Programming, Early Bird Registration Ends Soon

As conference planner Amy Disch pointed out in her message to Newslib about News Division programs during the SLA Annual Conference (Lyris might require you to log in to view the message), June 13-18, 2009, there are many fabulous reasons … Continue reading

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ATTN STUDENTS AND RECENT GRADS: Free Money for the SLA Annual Conference!

The News Division of the Special Libraries Association invites graduate students and December 2008 graduates interested in a career in news librarianship to apply for the Vormelker-Thomas Student Award. The award, co-sponsored by the News Division and ProQuest, is a … Continue reading

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Technology Free-for-All

The links and some notes for Technology Free-for-All with Derek Willis of The New York Times and me are on j’s scratchpad and forjournalists.com.

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Suite times at SLA!

The News Division suite is in room 3315 of the Sheraton, just a short walk from the convention center. On Sunday night at 7:30 p, it opens for the mentor/mentee meet and greet. Monday is the silent auction. See you … Continue reading

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SLA’s Innovation Laboratory

So far, I think the best thing about which I’ve learned by coming to the SLA Annual Conference is that SLA has an online space where we can play with and learn about all kinds of technology called the Innovation … Continue reading

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