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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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Science Librarian Job Opportunities at the NCSU [North Carolina State Unversity] Libraries. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt; applications will be accepted until finalist candidates are selected. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to receive full consideration.

From SLA Connect.

Join the NCSU Libraries and help us shape the future of science librarianship!

We are hiring for two positions​:  Collections & Research Librarian for Life Sciences  – ​and​ – ​ Research Librarian for Engineering & Entrepreneurship​.​

The Collections & Research Librarian for Life Sciences position leads collaborative collection management in the life sciences with emphasis on plant sciences and affinity disciplines, and provides expert services for faculty, staff, and students across the research life cycle. The incumbent will foster collaboration and interdisciplinary interactions among faculty and other stakeholders by supporting and collaborating with interdisciplinary research teams, such as the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative. For further details and the full vacancy announcement, please visit:

http://go.ncsu.edu/ow4r0n

The Research Librarian for Engineering & Entrepreneurship will provide expert services for faculty, staff, and students across the research and academic lifecycle including ongoing development and implementation of innovative pedagogical practices, information discovery, data curation, visualization, research computing, and scholarly communication. This position serves as liaison to the Colleges of Engineering and Textiles, the Entrepreneurship Initiative, and other affinity STEM departments. For further details and the full vacancy announcement, please visit:

http://go.ncsu.edu/ow4rc7

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Geoscience Librarianship 101 presented by the Geoscience Information Society (GSIS) on Saturday, October 21 in Seattle, Washington. Registrations must be received by October 14. 

From SLA Connect.

“Geoscience Librarianship 101” – a full-day introduction to earth science information resources and their organization – will be presented by the Geoscience Information Society (GSIS) on Saturday, October 21 in Seattle, Washington.  Registration is free and open to all information professionals as well as students in library and information studies.

The workshop is aimed at librarians new to the geosciences and those already in the field who want a refresher.  It will provide an overview of geoscience information and current topics in reference, research, and publications; collection development; and geospatial information. Additional topics may include solo librarianship and STEM research/library services in the oil and gas industry. Participants are encouraged to bring their own questions and issues for discussion.

Instructors include Amanda Bielskas  (Columbia University Libraries), Linda Zellmer (Western Illinois University), Stephanie  Earls (Washington Geological Survey), Samantha Teplitzky (University of California, Berkeley), Mary Ellen Vedas (Hess Technical Library), and Emily Wild (US Geological Survey).  Clara McLeod (Washington University in St. Louis) is coordinating the event.

Geoscience Librarianship 101 is jointly sponsored with the University of Washington Libraries and will be held from 9 AM to 4 PM at the UW’s Suzzallo Library in Seattle.

Advance registration is required and space is limited. Registrations must be received by October 14.  To sign up or request additional information, please provide your name, daytime contact information, and professional (work/school) affiliation to:  Clara P. McLeod, Rettner Earth & Planetary Sciences Library, Washington University, Campus Box 1169, St. Louis, MO 63130, telephone 314-935-4817, e-mail cpmcleod@wustl.edu.

The Geoscience Information Society www.geoinfo.org  is an international professional organization dedicated to enhancing the exchange of information in the geosciences through collaboration among scientists, librarians, editors, cartographers, educators, and information professionals.

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