Friday, July 11, 2008

Business Information Workshop

Need to find market research and company information on a tight budget? Learn some great tips and resources from this joint workshop, brought to you by NC-SLA and BLINC (Business Librarianship in North Carolina).

September 18, 2008
North Carolina Biotechnology Center, RTP

  • Morning session "Marketing on the Cheap"
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon panel session "Finding Company Information"
Here's a link to the registration site,

E-mail with any questions.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

NCSLA Web 2.0 Roundtable

How can social networking and new technologies enhance our libraries? Come learn from librarians who have put Web 2.0 to work ... and share your own success stories!

Wednesday, July 23rd from 1:00 - 4:00 at the National Humanities Center in RTP

Introduction & Overview - Jamal Cromity, Dialog

Four 30-minute sessions at seven roundtables:
Blogs & Wikis – Josh Wilson, NC State University Libraries
Facebook & LinkedIn – Sheila Devaney, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
RSS & News Feeds – Erin Iannacchione, InterMune
Podcasting – Rebecca Vargha, UNC School of Information & Library Science
Library Thing – Marie Tretiakova, Center for Creative Leadership
SLA’s Course on 23 Things – Tamika McCollough, EPA & Flickr – Karin Shank, NC Biotechnology Center
Select a topic and join the discussion at that table for 30 minutes. Then select another topic and join that discussion. You'll have an opportunity to join four discussions throughout the afternoon.

For our wrap-up, Jamal and discussion leaders will summarize the great ideas and share additional resources.

SLA members - $10

Guests and Non-members - $15
Students - $5

Feel free to forward this notice to other information professionals outside NCSLA.

To register for this event, complete the online registration form. The deadline is Friday, July 18th so sign up today!

Registration is binding. Please bring your payment (cash or check) to the meeting. Make checks payable to NCSLA.

Directions to the National Humanities Center are available at