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Beyond Borders: Connect and Collaborate Internationally

 #SLAtalk and #UKlibchat are pleased to co-present a Twitter conversation like no other!
 
 
Using Twitter, our two groups will explore the challenges and opportunities when it comes to working as an info pro as well as networking with others in our profession across geographic and cultural boundaries.

Use both hashtags of #SLAtalk and #UKlibchat for our conversation.
 
When:
Tuesday, 3 December from 18.30-20.30 GMT (1:30 pm – 3:30 pm EST)
What time is that where you are? http://time.is/compare
 
Important information unique to this session:
·         The first hour (18.30-19.30 GMT) will be in the style of #SLAtalk. Check out How to #SLAtalk and the latest #SLAtalk Roundups, as well as #SLAtalk explained via PowToon.
·         The second hour (19.30-20.30 GMT) will be in the style of #UKlibchat. See http://uklibchat.wordpress.com/2013/11/26/3rd-december-2013-agenda-beyond-borders-connect-and-collaborate-internationally/ for full details.
 
Discussion Questions:
 
Q1 – [18.30-18.45] – What tools or technologies do you use to assist you in today’s global workplace? Describe a success story and share the impact of the project.
 
Q2 – [18.45-19.00] – Have you successfully performed research using another country’s resources or researched in another language?
 
Q3 – [19.00-19.15] – Share a challenge caused by working beyond your own borders, and how you overcame it.
 
Q4 – [19.15-19.30] – What skills do you think make you more successful in working and collaborating in a multinational environment? How can you better network beyond your borders?
 
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You may also be interested to know that the Diversity Leadership Development Program Committee (DLDP) will host its first webinar on diversity next week – find more details and registration via the link below:
 
Title:     Understanding Diversity and the Culture of Inclusiveness: Why It Matters for Our Profession and the Future of SLA 
Date:     Tuesday, December 10, 2013 1:00 – 2:00 pm EDT

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"Ike and Dutch: Mentor, Protégé, and Common Sense by Dr. Gene Kopelson" presentation at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center

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Published on Feb 24, 2017

As Ronald Reagan traveled across the United States campaigning for the highest office in the land, the Governor of California possessed an ace in his hand unmatched by his opponents: the ear and advice of former president Dwight D. Eisenhower. Reagan was in constant contact with Ike, following his advice at every turn and going so far as to base his entire 1966 campaign on his mentor’s own successful run years before. Eisenhower’s astute view of internal Washington politics, foreign affairs, military matters, and the swirling pool of primary rivals, provided his protégé the fuel he needed to learn, and eventually win, the war of words. In his latest book, Reagan’s 1968 Dress Rehearsal: Ike, RFK, and Reagan’s Emergence as a World Statesman, Dr. Gene Kopelson outlines the story of Reagan’s first presidential bid with an in-depth look behind the scenes. On Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Dr. Kopelson gave a lecture titled, “Ike and Dutch: Mentor, Protégé, and Common Sense,” to delve deeper into the relationship between Reagan and his mentor and how it not only shaped Reagan’s future campaigns, but his presidency, as well.

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