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FAFLRT Programs at ALA; Webcast opportunity

Join your federal colleagues during the 2013 ALA Annual Conference!  New this year: the morning programs will be webcast!

All FAFLRT events will be held on Sunday, June 30.

8:30-10:00 am  Careers in Federal Libraries

10:30-11:30 am  Library Internships: Best Practices

12:00-1:00 pm  FAFLRT Awards Reception

1:00-2:00 pm  FAFLRT Membership Meeting

On-site location: Exchange Room of the InterContinental Hotel, 505 North Michigan Avenue, the Magnificent Mile.  Times are CDT. Read the full story

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Apply for DC/SLA Student Scholarship

Future librarians and info pros – act now!!  DC/SLA wants to help you reach your professional and academic goals. If you are interested in a career special libraries, and are pursuing an MLS or related degree in an accredited program, apply now for the Catherine A. Jones Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by IOP Publishing  The winner will receive a $2,000 cash prize, and make connections with working, experienced information professionals.

Selection criteria include:

*   An essay describing your: 1) interest in special librarianship, 2) professional goals, and 3) anticipated contribution to the Chapter and the profession (2-3 pages; 1,000-2,000 words)

*   Letter of academic or professional recommendation

*   Membership in the Washington, D.C. Chapter of SLA

(If you aren’t a DC/SLA member yet, SLA student dues are only $40 per year.  Join today at  Remember to choose the Washington, D.C. Chapter on your SLA membership form.)

*   Enrolled or accepted in an ALA-accredited Library Science program

The scholarship application form and additional details are available on the DC/SLA website at

Application deadline: July 26, 2013.  Funds will be awarded in mid-August.

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FEDLINK Announces FY12 Award Winners

The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) has announced the winners of its national awards for federal librarianship, which recognize the many innovative ways that federal libraries, librarians and library technicians fulfill the information demands of government, business and scholarly communities and the American public.

FEDLINK honored the award winners at the 2013 FEDLINK Spring Exposition on May 22, 2013, at the Library of Congress in Washington, where the winners received their awards from the Library’s Associate Librarian for Library Services, Roberta I. Shaffer. The names of the winners will remain on permanent display in the FEDLINK offices at the Library of Congress.

Federal libraries and staff throughout the United States and abroad competed in three award categories.

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