Hello SLA’ers, If the mere thought of writing cover letters and resumes stresses you out, I have good news for you! SLA, in conjunction with our career expert, Ulla de Stricker, is offering a resume and cover letter writing workshop. The purpose of this workshop is to arm young professionals with tips and tools to … More Resume Workshop for Young Professionals
Have you been wanting to visit the beautiful Aga Khan Museum in Toronto? Now is your chance, before the new school year kicks into high gear! The Special Libraries Association (SLA) invites its members to register for a special interactive tour! ‘Silk Route Adventures’ will be educational as well as inspiring and it will include … More Tour of the Aga Khan Museum
We were welcomed to the lobby of the CBC building on the ominous day of the U.S. presidential inauguration: . The CBC has a mail robot! It passed us in the hall delivering mail to everyone in the building: We saw many rooms of archives of all different types, including film, tv, and radio materials. … More CBC Tour Recap
On December 8 2016, we visited the Great Library at the Law Society of Upper Canada. Reference and Web Librarian Stefan Jurgens was our host. It was an educational and interesting experience looking at a slice of Toronto’s history. The first room that we saw was reminiscent of a cathedral with its stained glass windows … More Visit to the Great Library at the Law Society of Upper Canada
The Special Libraries Association-Toronto Student Group is looking for its executive for the 2016-2017 school year. The following positions are available: Co-Chairs (2 positions available) – Plan tours of special libraries – Plan professional development events – Chair SLA-TSG meetings (at least 1 per term) – Represent SLA-TSG at iSchool events, e.g. the MISC Clubs … More SLA-TSG Executive Applications for 2016-2017
Irene Batna is a Research Librarian at Baker & McKenzie. Baker & McKenzie is an international law firm which has 77 offices worldwide. What is your current position? Research Librarian What do you enjoy most about your work and what are the most challenging aspects? – Variety of research (not always about law, could … More 10 Q’s: Irene Batna (Baker & McKenzie)
A little while ago I was able to go on a tour with the OLA Special Libraries Committee, organized by Zack Osborne. This was part of my ongoing mission to visit special collections in the city. For me, this was a unique opportunity to visit the Textile Museum of Canada (I had no idea there…
Hi everyone, Please join the SLA-TSG on Thursday, February 11th at 1pm for a tour of the TIFF Film Reference Library (FRL). If you are interested in learning about the information practices associated with film media and resource collections, this is the tour for you! The FRL holds one of the largest collections of English-language … More TIFF Library Tour!
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What is your current position? Director of Collections and Research, Dance Collection Danse. What do you enjoy most about your work and what are the most challenging aspects? I love working with artists to help them preserve their histories and to share their stories. I also love historical research, the digging, finding pieces of … More 10 Q’s: Amy Bowring (Dance Collection Danse)