Thursday, November 29, 2012

Register Now: SLA Holiday Party at St. Kate's on December 12th

SLA-MN and the Minnesota Association of Law Libraries (MALL) invite you to:

December 12, 2012 
5:30 – 8:30 pm
Rauenhorst Ballroom in Coeur de Catherine
St. Catherine University
(Student's Attend Free)

Celebrate the season with the St. Kate's SLA student chapter at the SLA holiday party.

Enjoy refreshments and networking with chapter members throughout the night. St. Catherine University SLA Student Group is hosting a silent auction with funds raised being used to support a scholarship for a St. Kate Student to attend the 2013 SLA Conference in 
San Diego.

In addition, the MN chapter is holding a raffle at the event for a one year student membership to SLA. Student membership provides great benefits such as scholarships and unique learning opportunities. You must be present to win the one year student membership.

Registration is required. Please register by Tuesday, December 4th.

Job Posting: Reference Associate at The Minnesota Historical Society


The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) seeks applicants to provide reference service to MHS researchers and staff; and to work on projects related to reference service as a member of a reference staff team.  Read More

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Reminder: Donations Needed for the Silent Auction on December 12th

We are still looking for donations for the silent auction fundraiser to send a St. Kate’s MLIS student to the SLA Annual Conference being held in San Diego in 2013. Learn more

Registration will be opening soon for the SLA Holiday Party 2012.  Mark your calendars to celebrate the season with St. Kate's SLA student chapter, SLA-MN, and MALL. 

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
St. Catherine University

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Support Our Student Scholarship Fund for the SLA Annual Conference

On Wednesday, December 12, 2012, the St. Kate’s Special Library Association Student Group will be hosting a Silent Auction fundraiser at the Holiday Party event sponsored by MALL and SLA in the Ballroom at St. Kate’s Coeur de Catherine in St. Paul to raise funds for a scholarship.

This scholarship will help send a St. Kate’s MLIS student to the SLA Annual Conference being held in San Diego in 2013.

We would love your help with donations!
  • Gift certificates – Gas Stations, Restaurants, coffee/tea shops, movie theaters, book retailers, pet stores, craft stores, Home Depot, Best Buy – any place you frequent
  • Gift baskets – wine/liquor, bath items, BBQ tools
  • Tickets to sporting or cultural events – MN Wild, MN Twins, Guthrie
  • Memberships – museums, cultural
  • Hand-crafted items - jewelry, purses, scarves, quilt
  • Photography or Artwork
  • An invitation to dinner or a home-cooked meal
  • An hour of housecleaning service or some babysitting

Anything YOU WOULD like to bid on!

Do you have a friend or relative with a creative flare, or deep pockets that would like to contribute something?
Donations may be dropped off at St. Kate’s in a box in the MLIS office near the reception desk. If you would like to schedule a pickup or have questions, please contact Carol Lynn O’Gara at or 612-986-3143.

Please submit donations by Wednesday, December 5th.

Please remember, your donations are tax-deductible and greatly appreciated by the St. Kate’s SLA student group and the MLIS students at St. Kate’s.

Thank you!!

Job Opportunity: Librarian II/Law Library at Washington County

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science or equivalent
  • Two years of professional Librarian experience
Must have own means of reliable transportation for business purposes; individuals operating a motor vehicle for county business must possess a valid driver's license. 

RESPONSIBILITIESProvides assistance and instruction to Law Library customers on using electronic databases, internet, library catalog, and library collection. Overall responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the Law Library and support of Washington County Law Library Board. Coordinate legal seminars and clinics for the Washington County Bar and the public.
  • Paid experience as a professional Librarian in a law library
  • Experience using legal research tools and techniques
  • Experience using electronic legal resources, e.g. Westlaw
  • Paid experience providing public services in a law library
Read more about the position at

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Save the Date! SLA-MN Holiday Party on December 12th

The annual SLA-MN Holiday will be held on December 12, 2012 at St. Catherine University. This annual event is a great opportunity for student networking and also includes a silent auction. More details will be announced soon, 

Please mark your calendars to save this date!