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DC-Area Student Volunteers at the 2017 Military Libraries Training Workshop (MLTW). Deadline for volunteering is No Later Than 11.16.2017.

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The Military Libraries Training Workshop (MLTW) is the major training opportunity provided by the Military Libraries Division (DMIL) of SLA.

MLTW 2017 will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Arlington, Virginia from Tuesday, December 5th through Thursday, December 7th, 2017.

DC-Area, locally living Library Science students may volunteer at and attend MLTW free of charge.

Conference website: http://military.sla.org/mltw2017/

Conference program: http://military.sla.org/mltw-2017-preliminary-schedule-30-august/

APPLICANT QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS and RULES and GUIDELINES:

  • The fee for DC-Area, locally living Library Science students who volunteer at MLTW will be waived.
  • No travel funds will be provided. Must be able to travel to and from the DoubleTree Hotel in Arlington, VA each day without financial assistance. The address is as follows:
    • 300 Army Navy Drive
    • Arlington, VA 22202
  • Student volunteers are invited to partake of food provided during daytime programs (Breakfast, Am & PM Breaks, Lunches) between the hours of 7:00 am and 4:30 pm, free of charge.
  • Applicant must be a DC-area, locally living Library Science student in an accredited Master’s level Library Science/Library Information Science program at the time of MLTW. This includes
    • students who attend Library and Information Science schools in the DC-area, and
    • online students who live in the DC-area but whose schools are not in the DC-area.
    • Must agree to give a minimum of ten (10) hours of volunteer work at MLTW.
    • Must agree to write an article for the DMIL website.
    • Deadline for volunteering is No Later Than 11.16.2017.
    • Accepted volunteers informed No Later Than 11.30.2017.
  • Nominations accepted only in email format.

 

Submissions to: carol.e.jacobson2.civ@mail.mil, DMIL Chair, Awards Committee

Carol E. Jacobson

Chief, Customer Support Division

Directorate of User Services

Defense Technical Information Center

8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 0944

Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6218

703-767-9167 – 427-9167 DSN

  • Notification shall be made to the email address given on the application
  • Notification shall be made by the Chair, DMIL and the Chair, Awards Committee

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Hotel Reservations and Transportation to the MLTW 2017 Hotel

I. Hotel Reservations

Click here to make a reservation directly with the DoubleTree in Arlington, VA, where MLTW is being held.

You can also call via telephone at 1-800-222-TREE. Be sure to mention the group code “MLT” to book a room in the room block. DoubleTree Rates are $170.00, which makes them $31.00 lower than the Per Diem Lodging Rate of $201.00 for Dec 2017.

II. Transportation

For the most current transportation information, click here.

Shuttle to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

The DoubleTree by Hilton offers complimentary shuttle service to and from Reagan National Airport (DCA) from 5:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. daily. Space is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Curbside pick-up is at Doors 5 and 9 on the baggage claim lower level.

Airport Shuttle Schedule

5:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. Departs from the hotel every 15 minutes beginning on the hour (:00, :15, :30, :45)

5:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. Departs from the airport every 15 minutes beginning on the hour (:00, :15, :30, :45)

Shuttle to the Pentagon City Metro Station

The DoubleTree by Hilton offers complimentary shuttle service to the Pentagon City Metro Station seven days per week, located just 3 blocks from the hotel. The Pentagon City Metro Station is on both the Blue and Yellow lines, providing easy access to top leisure and business destinations in the DC metro area.

Shuttle picks up at the bus stop on S Hayes Street outside the Pentagon City Metro Station on the side of the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City Mall (outside Matchbox).

Mall Shuttle Schedule

Monday to Friday: 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Departs from the hotel every 30 minutes beginning on the hour (:00, :30). Departs from the mall every 30 minutes (approximately :10-:15 and :40-:45 of each hour)

Saturday and Sunday: 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Departs from the hotel every 30 minutes beginning on the hour (:00, :30). Departs from the mall every 30 minutes (approximately :10-:15 and :40-:45 of each hour)

 

 

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Military Libraries Training Workshop Registration Website is Optimized for Mobile Devices

The registration page is optimized for mobile devices, if you prefer to register on your smart phone. You can use the following link or QR Code to access:

https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/?eventid=2009539

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