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Association of Independent Information Professionals Social Event

April 15, 2018

Hello The 2018 Association of Independent Information Professionals Annual Conference is in Minneapolis this year. There will be a pre-conference social event for all interested information professionals. WHAT: AIIP 2018 Un-Conference Happy Hour (Association of Independent Information Professionals) WHEN: Wednesday, April 18, 5:00-7:00 PM WHERE: Millennium Hotel Minneapolis (1313 Nicollet Mall) Free. RSVP appreciated via www.eventbrite.com/e/…

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Spring Board Meeting

April 1, 2018

Hi, The Minnesota Special Libraries Association Spring Board Meeting is just around the corner. Please join us for some conversation and learn of several opportunities to get involved in your local Minnesota chapter. Date & Time: April 10, 2018 6:15 pm – 7:45  pm CDT Location: Peace Coffee Wonderland Park 3262 Minnehaha Ave Minneapolis, MN 55406 […]

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The Mayo Clinic Wax Model Collection Lecture

March 6, 2018

Mayo Clinic History of Medicine Society and the W. Bruce Fye Center for the History of Medicine Presents: The Mayo Clinic Wax Model Collection by Karen F. Koka M.A., M.I.L.S. Librarian IV The Mayo Clinic Historical Unit (MHU) is responsible for an extensive collection of historical artifacts and archival materials detailing more than one hundred […]

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Take Me Out to the Ball Park!

March 6, 2018

I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for Spring (and baseball!)  Looks like space is still available for this MetroNet Wind Down (I’ve just RSVP’d with no problems.) Take Me Out to the Ball Park!  Target Field Wind Down Saturday March 10 10:00am – 12:00pm A special tour of Target Field with the Twins archivist Learn […]

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MN SLA 2018 Spring Professional Development Grant

March 6, 2018

Hi all – There are still a few days left to submit your application for the Chapter’s $250 Spring Professional Development Grant. I’ve received no submissions so far, so your odds of winning are pretty good!  If you’ve missed this one, we’ll be offering it again in the Fall. To be eligible: You must be […]

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Wikipedia edit-a-thon

January 3, 2018

The University of Minnesota Libraries will be hosting a public Wikipedia edit-a-thon. When: 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Jan. 17 Where: Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, Wilson Library, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis Come and share your knowledge, add references to existing pages, build new entries, or locate open access versions of sources. The working […]

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Tickets now on sale for Dec 8 Holiday Party

November 5, 2017

When:  December 8, 2017, 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM Where: Minneapolis Institute of Art – Friends Community Room SLA-MN and MALL cordially invite you to celebrate the season with colleagues during this popular annual event open to all information professionals, librarians, researchers, knowledge managers, archivists, students, and guests! Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and a cash […]

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Election is open for new Executive Board candidates

October 29, 2017

SLA Minnesota Chapter members are eligible and encouraged to vote by Friday, November 24th for our candidates for President-Elect and Secretary. Click here to vote  President-Elect: Lindsey Dyer Lindsey Dyer is the Director of Library Services at the James J. Hill Center, a 96-year-old non-profit dedicated to the support and empowerment of our local small business […]

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October 14 Salon: Screening of “Ex Libris: New York Public Library”

October 9, 2017

We’re getting together on Saturday, Oct 14, at the Walker Art Center for their 2:00 screening of “Ex Libris: New York Public Library”. Purchase tickets online at https://walkerart.org/calendar/2017/frederick-wiseman-ex-libris-new-york-public-library/ and use the promo code LIBRARY for a discount. Prior to the screening the Walker Art Center Library will be open to the public (opens at 11:00 AM on Saturday).  Explore […]

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CANCELLED – Tips for the hiring committee event

September 25, 2017

Unfortunately, registrations for the Tips for the Hiring Committee are below the minimum capacity to continue going ahead with the event. The planning committee met and consulted amongst one another today and ultimately decided to cancel the event for Monday, October 2nd before incurring any costs to the Chapter. The decision to cancel was not […]

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