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2018 SLA Texas Chapter Annual Meeting 19-20 Oct

Registration is now open!
 
SLA Texas Chapter Fall Meeting
19-20 October 2018
Texas A&M University, College Station, Evans Library and Annex

See Chapter Annual Meeting page for registration and meeting information

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Apply for Texas Chapter Member Stipend to Attend 2018 SLA Annual Conference

Would you like some extra funds for attending the 2018 Special Libraries Association Annual Conference
(https://www.sla.org/attend/sla-2018-annual-conference/)?

The SLA Texas Chapter is offering the following opportunities for the upcoming annual conference in Baltimore, MD, June 9-13:

– One (1) professional chapter member stipend, valued up to $1250
– One (1) student chapter member stipend, valued up to $1000

In order to qualify, applicants must complete the online application form (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SLATX_Stipend2018) by Friday, March 2, 2018, and meet the following requirements:

1) Texas Chapter regular member (professional stipend) or Texas Chapter student member currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited MLIS program (student stipend)
2) Attend the 2018 annual conference
3) Fulfill stipend winner responsibilites:
– Meet with Texas Chapter representative at the Annual Conference
– Serve on a committee or special project activity for the Texas Chapter (post conference)
– Provide a brief recap of the experience at the Fall Texas Chapter Annual meeting or participate in a webinar discussing the conference experience
– Provide receipts for hotel and travel for reimbursement

Selected stipend recipients will be notified after March 5, 2018

For additional information, please contact Lisa Shen at lshen@shsu.edu

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2017 SLA Texas Chapter Annual Meeting — Nov 17. RSVP Today!

Hi there!

The Annual Chapter meeting will be held online this year, with in-person group viewing locations available in Austin, Dallas, and Houston.

Please register for this free virtual meeting here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2361123541323818499

In-person group viewings are also available in the Austin and Dallas areas. Mark Smith, Director and State Librarian, will deliver the keynote in-person at the Austin location.

Austin: Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives & Library Building, 1201 Brazos Street, Austin, Texas 78701, 512-463-5455 (Parking available in the Capitol Visitors garage https://www.tsl.texas.gov/visit#lorenzo)

Dallas: Cox Business Library, Southern Methodist University, 6214 Bishop Blvd., 150 Maguire Building (next to Einstein’s), Dallas, TX, 75275, 214-768-4107

Houston: Group viewing cancelled based on RSVP results on attendees’ viewing preferences

Full meeting agenda: http://texas.sla.org/chapter-annual-meeting/

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Texas Chapter Member Stipends for 2017 SLA Annual Conference

Would you like some extra funds to help offset the cost of attending the 2017 SLA Annual Conference?  The Texas Chapter of the Special Libraries Association is offering the following opportunities for the upcoming annual conference in Phoenix, AZ, June 16-20:   

  • One (1) professional chapter member stipend, valued up to $1250
  • One (1) student chapter member stipend, valued up to $1000

Qualifications and Requirements:

1. Current membership in SLA and Texas Chapter at time of application and conference. Student member applicant must also be currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited MLIS program

2. Complete the online application form at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SLATX2017Stipend
by April 30th, 2017

3. Submit receipts for registration, hotel and travel to qualify for reimbursement

4. Meet up with a Texas Chapter representative at the Annual Conference in Phoenix

5. Serve on a committee or special project activity for the Texas Chapter (post conference)

6. Provide a brief recap of the conference experience by either presenting at the Fall Texas Chapter Annual meeting or participating in a live webinar

Selected stipend recipients will be notified after May 5, 2017.

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SLA Texas Chapter – Call For Nominations

The SLA Texas Chapter is seeking nominations for the following elected positions:

President-Elect (2017-18)
The President-Elect serves on the Executive Board, participates in the planning and facilitation of the chapter activities, and supports the President in management of chapter affairs. The President-Elect will succeed to President on January 1st of 2018.

Treasurer (2017-19)
The Treasurer serves on the Executive Board, records all financial records, prepares the annual financial statement, and manages the funds of the chapter as required and authorized by the Executive Board.

Director at Large (2017-19)
The Director at Large serves on Executive Board, attends regular board meetings, and participates in the planning and facilitation of chapter activities.

Please submit your nomination here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SLATX_Nom2017

Nominations will remain open through Monday, February 4th, and self-nominations are welcome. Nominees should be a current SLA Texas Chapter member by the time they accept a position.

For further details and questions about the positions or serving for the SLA Texas Chapter, please contact Lisa Shen (lshen@shsu.edu), incoming chapter president, or any current and outgoing SLA Texas Chapter officer (http://texas.sla.org/board/).

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