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Get to Know….Brian McCann and His Promotional Posters and Strategies for Black & Veatch

One of the most popular presentations at the SLA 2017 Annual Conference was co-presented by Brian McCann and Eryn Campbell: They Don’t Know We’re Here: Promoting Your Library and Performing In-House Outreach. Brian McCann generously shared some of the promotional materials he uses at Black & Veatch with the Embedded Librarians Caucus, and chatted with […]

SLA Embedded Librarians Caucus Annual Meeting (Webinar): Register Now!

May 11, 2017

All members and friends of the SLA Embedded Librarians Caucus are invited to participate in our annual meeting webinar on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 12:00 PM EDT.  We’ll review the past year and plan for the coming one. You must register in advance to attend. To sign up, go to: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1610512238277953283 After registering, you will […]

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Join Us for Embedded Librarianship Day at the SLA 2017 Conference!

May 8, 2017

Are you going to this year’s SLA Conference? Join the SLA Embedded Librarians Caucus for our Embedded Librarianship Day on Sunday, June 18th at the SLA 2017 Conference. First up in the afternoon will be our Knowledge Cafe, round table discussions about embedded librarianship topics, issues, and experiences. Let us know if you have any […]

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SLA Professional Competencies at Library 2.017 Conference

March 28, 2017

On Wednesday, March 29th, the SJSU School of Information and ALA are holding a free online mini-conference: Library 2.017: Expertise, Competencies, and Careers. Our Embededded Librarians Caucus Convenor David Shumaker will be one of the panelists at this mini-conference, discussing SLA professional competencies. Click here for more information and to register for the mini-conference (it’s […]

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Open Access Week Interview with Heather Joseph, Head of SPARC

October 26, 2016

This week is International Open Access Week! In honor of Open Access Week, our own David Shumaker interviewed Heather Joseph, the head of SPARC, a global coalition committed to making Open the default for research and education. You can read the interview at this link to the Information Today website. Find out more about SPARC at this […]

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Embedded Librarianship Poster Presentation & Interview: Elizabeth Kavanaugh, Misercordia University

August 30, 2016

Elizabeth Kavanaugh: Embedding the Frames of Evidence-Based Practice: Intersections in Librarianship This poster, originally presented by Elizabeth Kavanaugh at the Workshop for Information Literacy Use (WILU) 2016, describes the embedded librarianship initiatives at Misercordia University Library, their methods for assessing these initiatives, as well as their results, conclusions, and recommendations. Embedded librarianship at this library combines the ACRL […]

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Trust – What is it and how do you build trusted relationships?

June 30, 2016

A quick search indicates that it’s been several years since I’ve mentioned Trust in this blog, and that the past mentions have been rather oblique. That’s an omission I shall now proceed to rectify! Building trusted relationships is central to embedded librarianship. The word trust is an excellent way to characterize the way that embedded librarians […]

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Update: Termination of Embedded Librarians Caucus email list

June 28, 2016

Good news! We’ve received notice that SLA has delayed termination of email lists to August 1, and also changed the policy for SLA Connect communities to permit SLA members to have access to communities they aren’t official members of. Unit leaders have to make some decisions about how their units will implement the policy. I’ll […]

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Termination of Embedded Librarians Caucus email list

June 23, 2016

As you may know, the Embedded Librarians Caucus email list, along with all other email lists hosted by SLA, will cease to operate on July 1. It is being replaced by the Embedded Librarians community on SLA Connect, the Association’s new messaging and collaboration platform. SLA Connect has the capability to push messages out to […]

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Caucus Meeting Minutes

June 10, 2016

SLA Embedded Librarians Caucus Annual Meeting May 24, 2016 Minutes 1. The virtual meeting was opened by caucus convenor Dave Shumaker at 3:01 p.m. US Eastern time, with approximately 20 members in attendance. He announced that the meeting would be recorded in order to help compile minutes, and acknowledged the contributions of the Communications Team over the past […]

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Caucus Meeting Reminder

May 20, 2016

A quick reminder that on Tuesday, May 24, 3:00 p.m. EDT, we will have our annual Caucus meeting webinar. Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3975836619393798401  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Hope to see you there!

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