Saturday, April 23, 2011

Spring Meeting Friday, April 29

Come welcome new members, meet other students and discuss upcoming events. In the spirit of spring, we're having a picnic with pizza in the iSchool garden.

On the agenda:
  • Prize giveaway from Library Networking Event
  • Professional branding events in May
  • Debut of guest blogger series 
  • Your ideas for future events (speakers, field trips, quizzo, etc.)
  • Volunteer opportunities and upcoming conferences (ALA, SLA)
  • Youth Services themed event
  • Ways to reach online students
When: Friday, April 29 from 5 - 6 pm.

Where: Rush Garden (in front of of the iSchool building)
If the weather does not cooperate, we'll be in Rush 014.

Online students: How can we provide better virtual programs and support? Would you be interested in a live Tweet of the meeting? Send ideas, suggestions or questions via email, Twitter or Facebook

Answer our poll to let us know if you plan to attend.

Are you attending the spring meeting?

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Monday, April 11, 2011

Professional Library Association Networking Event

Happy National Library Week!

To celebrate, the iSchool at Drexel is hosting a Professional Library Association Networking Event this Tuesday, April 12 from 5 -7 pm.

This event is FREE and open to anyone who is interested in librarianship.  Students, alumni, and friends are welcome. Wine and appetizers will be served.

Network: Meet representatives from professional library associations and student chapters.  This is a great opportunity to learn about the different kinds of librarianship, student discounts and the chance to network with library professionals. Association involvement is one of the best LIS job-hunt secrets.

Win: Stop by the SCALA table and enter to win a student ALA membership or a copy of This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All.

Resume review: Two career services representatives will be in attendance; bring your resume for feedback.

Location: Drexel University – Main Campus, Paul Peck Alumni Center, 32nd and Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Click here to RSVP.

Online students: The event will be recorded and available online for viewing.  If you'd like to enter the giveaway, email us.

See you there!