Sunday, March 24, 2013

MLIS Outside the Box II - April 8, 2013

Join us for a panel discussion on non-traditional ways to use your MLIS degree.  We have members from the MN-SLA chapter who will discuss what they do and how they use their MLIS skills and provide advice for students who are interested in non-traditional roles.

Monday April 8, 2013 
6:00 to 7:30 pm 
CDC 017
St. Catherine University
(Networking and refreshments begin at 6:00.
Program begins at 6:30)

Panel members:
  • Chris Jacobs:  Advanced Research Specialist, 3M
  • Noelle Lowrie: Global patent research leader General Mills
  • Dru Frykburg: Senior librarian for the Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development
  • Chad Eng: Sr. Marketing Research Consultant
  • Jill Strand: Director Knowledge Resources Library Maslon Edelman Bomen & Brand, LLP
View the event flyer for more information.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Scholarship Opportunity! 2013 SLA Annual Conference

Apply for a Scholarship to Attend the 2013 SLA Annual Conference in San Diego

The 2013 SLA Conference will be held in San Diego on June 9th through 11th.

The St. Catherine University's Special Library Association Student Group is offering a $1,200 scholarship for a student to attend the conference.

Essays will be judged based on the following criteria:
  • Evidence of involvement in SLA and the St. Kate's student group.
  • How attending the SLA conference will impact your career and/or education.
  • Demonstration of commitment to the field of special librarianship.
How to Apply:
  • St. Kate's MLIS students are encouraged to apply for this scholarship by submitting an essay of no more than 1,500 words.
  • Essays must be submitted by April 15, 2013. 
  • Turn in completed applications to cckratochvil@stkate.edu.
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Essays will be judged by Associate Professor Joyce Yukawa.

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Thank you to the SLA-MN Chapter for their support of this scholarship through supporting our silent auction and additional funding.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Save the Date --- April 8, 2013

MLIS Out of the Box II

Join us for a panel discussion on non-traditional ways to use your MLIS degree.  We have several members from the MN-SLA chapter who will discuss what they do and how they use their MLIS skills and provide advice for students who are interested in non-traditional roles.


Monday, April 8, 2013

Details coming soon


The first MLIS Out of the Box event was held in April 2011.