Posted on June 17, 2013.
The SLA Silicon Valley Chapter accepted the “Outstanding Chapter Technology Programming” award at the IT Division business meeting during the SLA 2013 conference. This award recognizes the most inspired, cutting edge, and innovative chapter technology programming of the previous (2012-2013) programming year. Chapter President Philip Gust and Treasurer Kathe Gust attended the meeting to accept [...]
Posted on June 9, 2013.
On Saturday, April 13th, the Silicon Valley Chapter hosted a tour of the Libraries at Filoli, a property of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and one of the finest remaining country estates of the early 20th century. Filoli is located in Woodside, California. We toured three libraries: the Wallace Sterling Library, the Friends’ Library [...]
Posted on April 16, 2013.
On Saturday, March 16th, the Silicon Valley Chapter hosted a tour for our members of the Grateful Dead Archive at “Dead Central” at the UC Santa Cruz McHenry Library. There were two parts to the tour: the physical archive and the online archive. UCSC Grateful Dead Archivist and tour guide Nicholas Meriwether, first gave us [...]
Posted on April 13, 2013.
Colleagues, Please join the Silicon Valley Chapter for a follow-up taxonomy session to Margie Hlava’s webinar sponsored by the San Francisco Bay Region Chapter in February. Taxonomies in the Real World – Compromising the Standards in Order to Meet Business Objectives Marti Heyman, Executive Director of Metadata Standards and Services, Cengage Learning Thursday April 25, 2013. [...]
Posted on April 9, 2013.
Celebrate our latest achievement. In a recent announcement, SLA-Silicon Valley Chapter was selected as the recipient of The Outstanding Technology Programming Award Presented by SLA-IT Division, this award recognizes the most inspired, cutting edge, and innovative chapter technology programming of the previous (2012-2013) programming year. The award consists of an electronic certificate for display on [...]
Posted on April 2, 2013.
Save the Date… Taxonomies in the Real World – Compromising the Standards in Order to Meet Business Objectives Marti Heyman, Executive Director of Metadata Standards and Services at Cengage Learning Thursday, April 25, 2013, 6.00 pm Join us for “Taxonomy 102″ – a follow-up session on Margie Hlava’s webinar sponsored by the San Francisco Bay [...]
Posted on April 1, 2013.
If you are interested in exploring the topic of Altmetics in more detail, take a look at the April/May 2013 issue of the ASIS&T Bulletin . Issue summary from the editor: The ASIS&T Bulletin special section on altmetrics presents alternative metrics as a new and critically needed approach to measuring the impact of scholarly research. [...]
Posted on March 26, 2013.
Join the SLA – Silicon Valley Chapter for a docent led tour of the Filoli Libraries: the Wallace Sterling Library and rare book room, the Friends Library and the House Library, followed by lunch at the Filoli Cafe and an optional tour of the house and gardens of Filoli. Event Information: Register Now! (maximum limit:20) - Tour [...]
Posted on March 18, 2013.
Mark your calendars… An evening with Phoebe Ayers Wednesday, May 22 Phoebe will talk about her work with the Wikimedia Foundation, and how crowdsourcing and social media are changing information exchange. Phoebe Ayers is a science and engineering reference librarian at the University of California, Davis. Since 2003 she has been an editor and volunteer [...]
Posted on March 16, 2013.
In late November of last year, the San Francisco Bay Region and Silicon Valley Chapters of SLA hosted a joint chapter tour of the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University. This was a special behind-the-scenes tour, showcasing the museum’s archives, collection storage, and other areas seldom seen by the public. Our tour guide, Patience Young, [...]