The White House has released the latest version of its National Security Strategy. The text can be found at http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/rss_viewer/national_security_strategy.pdf
DMIL Board of Directors Meeting - Sunday, 13 Jun 2010, 1200-1500, Sheraton Hotel, Gallier A-B
Military Division Networking Breakfast - Monday, 14 Jun 2010, 0730-0930, Convention Center, Room 208
Preserving Digital Materials Program - Monday, 14 Jun 2010, 1400-1330, Convention Center, Room 231
Do you have digital materials that you need to preserve - photos, videos, books? Come and hear about what other orginizations are doing.
Military Division Networking Breakfast -Tuesday 15 Jun 2010, 0730-0930, Convention Center, Room 217
Adding Spice to Your Program (Program) - Tueday, 15 Jun 2010, 1000-1130, Convention Center, Room 220 Co-hosted with Taxonomy Division
What is “user contributed content,” how is it being used in organizations, and what is its impact on information access? Should you be using it in your organization? Come find out how to enhance access by allowing others to contribute content. This session will present research on public libraries' use of user tags, reviews, and so on and discuss their effectiveness. It will also show how the Defense Technical Information Center’s DoDTechipedia is facilitating the sharing of scientific and technical information in tWhat is “user contributed content,” how is it being used in organizations, and what is its impact on information access? Should you be using it in your organization? Come find out how to enhance access by allowing others to contribute content. This session will present research on public libraries' use of user tags, reviews, and so on and discuss their effectiveness. It will also show how the Defense Technical Information Center’s DoDTechipedia is facilitating the sharing of scientific and technical information in targeted areas. argeted areas. Speakers-- Helen Sherman, Jasmine de Gaia, and Joan Lussky
Board/Businnes Meeting/Luncheon - Tueday, 15 Jun 2010, 1200-1330, Convention Center, Room 210
Only DMIL members, contact Carol Jacobson for a ticket, email@example.com
Military Division Networking Breakfast -Wednesday 16 Jun 2010, 0730-0930, Convention Center, Room 206
Jazz Up Your Marketing Materials Program - Wednesday, 16 Jun 2010, 1000-1130, Convention Center, Room 210
Thinking about spicing up your promotional materials? Looking for new ways to market your library or information center? This session is for you! Bring samples and ideas to share. Speakers -Ed Burgess, Susan Comacchia, Terry Hawkins, Wendy Hill
DMIL Twilight Party - Wednesday, 16 Jun 2010, 1900-2100, Sheraton Hotel, Waterbury Ballroom
National World War Ii Museum Tour - Thursday, 17 Jun 2010, 0900-1200
Arrive at the museum at 9:00 a.m. for a brief talk with a curator followed by a 40-minute film. Spend additional time touring the 16,000-square-foot gallery of the museum, which is divided into four state-of-the-art, interactive exhibits that mix oral histories from veterans, artifacts, documents and photographs with hands-on activities and never-before-seen film footage. A group rate of $15 per person includes the film and exhibits and the special curator talk.
In her Executive Connections blog today, Janice Lachance revealed the secret promotional code necessary to get the $50 dollars off the $200 registration fee.
The code is SLA10V. Click here to register.
Use this code and register between today and June 4, 2010.
Click here to read Janices' blog http://slaconnections.typepad.com/executive_connections/2010/05/register-now-with-secret-code-and-save-50-on-virtual-conference.html
In her Executive Connections blog post, Janice Lachance divulged that on Friday, people who plan to attend the Virtual Conference Component will save $50 on the "already low $200 Virtual Conference Component." According to Janice, SLA is "offering a Virtual Conference Component that will allow you to not only see but also participate in the two General Sessions and a generous helping of Spotlight Sessions-in real time! "
To read her original post, click onhttp://slaconnections.typepad.com/executive_connections/2010/05/top-secret-savings-alert.html
Ann Jacobson is the new editor of Military Libraries, our division newsletter. She expects to resume with regular publication of a summer issue at the end of July. In the interim, she is calling for submissions to a short special issue which will focus on time-sensitive topics such as upcoming SLA programs. Deadline for submissions: Wednesday May 19
Where to submit: Please send all submissions and correspondence related to Military Libraries to firstname.lastname@example.org
You may send submissions to the regular summer issue to her now if you have them, or wait until she puts out the call in early June.
Lastly, if you have any suggestions or thoughts regarding the content, format or any other aspect of Military Libraries, she would love to hear from you.
Back issues of the Military Librarian are available at http://sladmil.cimes.fsu.edu/index.cfm?fuseaction=publications.blueheron