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Code4Lib 2015 Registration in Portland Oregon Now Open

To register for Code4Lib, please visit:

Code4Lib will be held at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower located in downtown Portland. Rooms are $139 a night for single/double rooms.  Please use this link for reservations:

The full schedule for Code4Lib is here:

Details on the preconference offerings can be found here:

Code4Lib plans to offer on-site childcare in 2015. Please let us know how many children you expect to bring with you and their ages at the time of registration. We are seeking sponsors to offset childcare costs, but for now, you should plan for $200/child/day for a 0-2 year old and $100 for a 3+ year old.

There are also a variety of social activities around Code4Lib – please visit for more information about the Craft Brew Drinkup, the Newcomer Dinners and a list of a variety of events scheduled that week.

We’re really looking forward to having all of you join us in Portland this February.

The Local Program Planning Committee

  • Evviva Weinraub
  • Tom Johnson
  • Ryan Wick
  • Trey Terrell
  • Mike Eaton
  • Hui Zhang

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SLA: Copyright for content creators

Attention bloggers, newsletter contributors, white paper and book authors, and developers of website content:

Do you know how to–

  • License your works for use by others?
  • Protect your work under copyright?
  • Get permission to incorporate or adapt third-party materials in your blog posts or other publications?

Get the answers to these questions and more in CCM800 Copyright Essentials for Content Creation and Distribution , which begins Monday, November 10 – just one week from today!

Dates:  November 10 – 24 (Full schedule)

Instructor:  Lesley Ellen Harris of

Format:  Live online sessions, discussion list participation, and independent reading

CCM800 is offered as part of the Certificate in Copyright Management program offered by SLA, but may be taken à la carte.

What are people saying about CCM courses?

“I thought I knew a lot about copyright; however, every week I learn something new.” 

“The combination of live seminars and assigned readings was great for providing information and then reinforcing the concepts.” 

“We have built a great network of resources to assist us in our day-to-day work.”

Are you an SLA member?  Find out about discounts here.

Questions?  Send a message to


Carolyn J. Sosnowski, MLIS

Director, Education and Information Services


331 S. Patrick St.

Alexandria, VA 22314

Tel: +1.703.647.4914  Fax: +1.703.647.4901


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FREE EVENT: Register today: SLA PartnerTalk: Are You Finding the Skeletons in Their Closet?

Sign up for this free SLA PartnerTalk on October 22 sponsored by LexisNexis.

It seems like each day brings another of a company’s nightmares to life. Determining reputational, financial distress, non-compliance and regulatory risks has grown from a nice idea to an absolute necessity for companies, financial institutions, and supply management organizations.  With your research and content competencies and skills, information professionals are a natural fit for conducting diligence research.

Join us to discuss the growing demand for diligence research and how information professionals can play a part. This session will cover–

  • What diligence research is;
  • Why diligence research is relevant to you;
  • How information professionals can play a strong role in diligence research; and
  • How to conduct diligence research using Lexis Diligence.

The speaker for this session is Liz Peoples, a Solutions Consultant with LexisNexis.

Date:  Wednesday, October 22
Time:  1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT (what time is that where you are?)
Registration:  via GoToWebinar
Sponsor:  LexisNexis

About the speaker:

Liz Peoples is an information professional with 24 years of experience in the financial services, insurance, legal, and information service provider sectors. Liz has held research and consulting positions at the Insurance Information Institute and Choate, Hall & Stewart, and was the director of the High Income Research Center at Fidelity Investments. Liz is currently a Solutions Consultant in the Business Insight Solutions division of LexisNexis.

About the sponsor:

LexisNexis is proud to work with information professionals in all disciplines and organizations, and is delighted to sponsor this webinar.

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