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SLA: YOUR PASSPORT TO THE FUTURE! SLA:Nominations Sought for Leadership Positions Revised Handbook of Federal Librarianship Now Online MLTW 2015 SLA 2015 Call for Volunteers CRS Insights: Increased Department of Defense Role in U.S. Ebola Response, CRS Insights (October 1, 2014) From ACRLog: Assisting College Military Veterans in Academic Libraries Interview With Lily McGovern, DMIL Chair 09/30/2014
 
SLA: YOUR PASSPORT TO THE FUTURE!

SLA: YOUR PASSPORT TO THE FUTURE!

Posted by Bill Drew on November 10, 2014 - 9:38 amIf you are thinking about joining SLA, renewing your membership or have a colleague that might be interested, please check out the SLA Membership Flyer or SLA Student Membership Flyer from SLA Headquarters, detailing the benefits of membership, including:   SLA Webinar recordings Discussion lists SLA Annual […]

SLA:Nominations Sought for Leadership Positions

SLA:Nominations Sought for Leadership Positions

Posted by Bill Drew on October 15, 2014 - 2:44 pmAre you a forward thinking, good communicator with experience in SLA, or do you know someone who fits this description?  If so, the SLA Nominating Committee is looking for you and your colleagues!  We are providing an opportunity for members to take their leadership skills […]

Revised Handbook of Federal Librarianship Now Online

Revised Handbook of Federal Librarianship Now Online

Posted by Bill Drew on October 8, 2014 - 11:00 amThe newest edition of the Handbook of Federal Librarianship is now available on the Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) web site.  The handbook is ongoing project of FEDLINK’s Education Working Group whose members are primarily federal librarians and others who hold positions in federal […]

MLTW 2015 – Arlington, Va. Dec 6 – 9, 2015

MLTW 2015 – Arlington, Va. Dec 6 – 9, 2015

Posted by Bill Drew on October 7, 2014 - 10:13 amThe Military Libraries Training Workshop (MLTW) 2015 will be Dec 6-9, 2015 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Arlington, VA.  The theme,   “Military Libraries…..A Capital Idea” reflects the value military libraries and their staffs bring to the DoD Community.   This variety of specialized libraries supports a […]

SLA 2015 Call for Volunteers

SLA 2015 Call for Volunteers

Posted by Bill Drew on October 7, 2014 - 9:04 amVolunteer with SLA! Help shape the future of SLA. Volunteer now! As incoming president of SLA, one of my first tasks is to appoint members to SLA’s councils and committees. This year there are vacancies to fill at a variety of levels (chairs and members) […]

CRS Insights: Increased Department of Defense Role in U.S. Ebola Response, CRS Insights (October 1, 2014)

CRS Insights: Increased Department of Defense Role in U.S. Ebola Response, CRS Insights (October 1, 2014)

Posted by Bill Drew on October 7, 2014 - 8:18 amIncreased Department of Defense Role in U.S. Ebola Response, CRS Insights (PDF) Source: Congressional Research Service (via Federation of American Scientists) On September 16, 2014, President Obama announced a major increase in the U.S. response to the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The Department […]

From ACRLog: Assisting College Military Veterans in Academic Libraries

From ACRLog: Assisting College Military Veterans in Academic Libraries

Student retention has been a big issue here on the North Dakota State University (NDSU) campus. One specific group that the library is actively seeking to form more diverse relationships with is military veterans. Library services for military veterans provide targeted opportunities for outreach and access to information.

Interview With Lily McGovern, DMIL Chair 09/30/2014

Interview With Lily McGovern, DMIL Chair 09/30/2014

Posted by Travis Ferrell on September 30, 2014 - 6:56 pm1. How did you get involved in military librarianship? I was a military wife and knew there were libraries on all military posts so it seemed a good fit to work in a system that would give me job opportunities wherever we live. I also […]

From AARP: Identity Theft: Who’s At Risk?

October 28, 2014

Posted by Bill Drew on October 28, 2014 - 8:36 amIdentity Theft: Who’s At Risk? Source: AARP Research This AARP Fraud Watch Network study aimed to assess Americans’ habits around protecting their personal and financial information. Overall, the study finds that many are not taking precautions necessary to reduce their risk of identity theft. Like […]

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Drum Battle: III Marine Expeditionary Force (III MEF) Band vs. Republic of Korea (ROK) Army Band.

October 15, 2014

Posted by Bill Drew on October 15, 2014 - 12:20 pm  Published on Oct 9, 2014 Share this video if you please! No legal or licensing needed. Just share for the enjoyment of others. A friendly drum line competition between the III Marine Expeditionary Force (III MEF) Band and the Republic of Korea (ROK) Army […]

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

October 10, 2014

Posted by Bill Drew on October 10, 2014 - 1:48 pmSign 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 […]

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Job Announcment: Supervisory Librarian – Yokota Air Base, Japan

October 10, 2014

Posted by Bill Drew on October 10, 2014 - 10:31 amSUPERVISORY LIBRARIAN http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/383238700 Department: Department of the Air Force Agency: Pacific Air Forces Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancies – Yokota Air Base, Japan Salary: $50,790.00 to $66,027.00 / Per Year Series and Grade: GS-1410-11 Open Period: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 to Wednesday, […]

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Family and Medical Leave Benefits Provided by the Military

October 10, 2014

Posted by Bill Drew on October 10, 2014 - 9:20 amThe Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Family and Medical Leave Benefits Provided by the Military. Military personnel receive family and medical leave benefits as part of their service in Denmark, Israel, Norway, and Sweden. All countries provide leave following […]

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2014 Federal Library Bibliographic Analysis and Report

October 10, 2014

Posted by Bill Drew on October 10, 2014 - 9:04 amThe Library of Congress has just completed the 2014 Federal Bibliographic Record Analysis!   The final report, which describes the methodology and presents the results of the analysis, is now available at: http://www.loc.gov/ead/flbra/.  You may find it quite innovative and informative.  The  Federal Bibliographic Record […]

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