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Reminder: Registration Open for SLA Midwest Symposium (Online Friday, July 31) — Deadline Thursday, July 30

(via the Reaching Across Illinois Library System)

On Friday, July 31, the Midwest Special Libraries Association (SLA) communities are happy to present the first annual Midwest Symposium, a day of networking, small-group conversations, and education sessions. This event will include the following presentations.

  • David Stern, Saint Xavier University, “Needle, Meet Haystack: Connecting Users to Journals”
  • Samuel Hansen, University of Michigan, “No Limits: Growing Students’ Skills by Expanding What You Teach”
  • Laura Turner, Caterpillar Inc., “Partnership Projects – Expanding Expertise while Widening Your Network”
  • Sophia and Senovia Guevara, Writers for Information Today, “The Mobile Office”
  • Alex Hauser, Michigan State University, “Refresh and Remix: Refining Library Instruction”
  • Stephanie Thoma, Confident Introvert, “Networking Remotely”

There will also be a welcome delivered by SLA President Tara Murray and an opportunity to connect with colleagues across the Midwest. Registration is $10 for members; $20 for non-members. Please register by Thursday, July 30.

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