Sunday, January 31, 2016

Meeting This Thursday

It's a new year and a new semester, and it's time to kick things off with the first SLA meeting of 2016, this Thursday (February 4) from 5:15pm to 5:45pm in CdC 20. We'll be recapping our tour of the fabulous Walker Art Center Library on January 28th, announcing our new Vice President, and going over the timeline for the 2016 SLA scholarship. For more detail, check out our meeting agenda here. Hope to see you all there!

P.S. There will be pizza (from Pizza Luce)!

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Announcing the 2016 SLA Scholarship!

Special Libraries Association Annual Conference Scholarship Application
Philadelphia, PA
June 12th-14th, 2016
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 4th, 2016

Every year, the St. Kate's SLA Student Group uses the proceeds from the SLA-MN Holiday Party silent auction in December to offer a scholarship for a student to attend the annual SLA conference the following summer. This year, the SLA Conference is in beautiful Philadelphia, PA. The scholarship is open to all St. Kate's students in the MLIS Program, and all are encouraged to apply! The application consists of a 1,500 word essay that addresses:
  • Your involvement in SLA and/or commitment to the field of special librarianship.
  • How attending the 2016 SLA Conference will further your career and/or education.
  • How your attendance can benefit the St. Kate’s MLIS Program.
To apply, submit your essay to via email with the subject line: "2016 SLA Scholarship Application." Please contact with any questions.