SLA @ UBC
September 25, 2018
5 PM – Trail Room
In attendance: Stephanie M., Mike M., Prubjut G., Korrin O., Paige W., James G., Miranda M., Limor T., Matt K., Abi S., Stuart H., Alex K., Luz V., Derek O., Kristina M.
Action items identified with **
Had a number of first-year students checking out the group!
Will need to add new email addresses to the communications list**
SLA @ UBC Mattermost
- Following meeting, conversation about retaining mattermost for exec conversation only.
SLA @ UBC rebranding
- Update name on twitter/website/etc to SLA @ UBC **
- Discussion about who to affiliate with visually (UBC, iSchool, SLA) – chose SLA. More professionally focused. Will update website design at a later time, may seek input from group. **
- Conversation for new email address to stay on brand. **
- Further conversation about needing/not to phase out old email. Current plan: just get new email, forward to old, and keep old since it has all our content attached to it already.
Treasurer: Miranda, thanks for joining us! Need to pass on information about the position, training, etc.**
First-year rep: Luz (MAS) Stephanie (MLIS), thanks for joining us! Need to update website with new contacts**
SLA 2018-2019 events
Tours: Update on doodle poll – locations, times.
Poll has not closed yet, but current plan:
Fall: Vancouver Art Gallery (Alex) mid november**, Crane (Abi, next two weeks, if we can)**
Save for later/consider possible coordination with ACA: Musqueam, LuLuLemon
Still pursuing/Save for Spring: Film , CBC, Bard, UBC Music, Art, Architecture
Most popular days & times: Fridays 8-12, Fridays 12-5, Tuesdays 12-5
Exec check-in & updates
Events Coordinators–working on fall tours
Webmaster/Communications–communication is now sending, will add new people
Secretary–needs to send out agenda so people can let us know they can’t make the meetings
BCLA Perspectives newsletter & Wired West SLA Bulletin
Looking for SLA-interested writers
Discussion about changing our next meeting to attending this discussion for all interested parties. Had not made a decision about this, or possible next meeting. Exec will need to follow up. **
Health Libraries Association of BC panel discussion “Getting Hired in Health Libraries” October 9th, 2018 5:00-6:30pm in the Dodson Room — includes pizza! Please register: https://goo.gl/forms/bM4o2wooiXHmoEdK2
Please promote in next group email, also possibly on twitter!**
SLA WCC Year End Event Friday, November 9, 6:00-8:30 pm, The Post @ 750
Speaker: Jason Wong, Competitive Intelligence Research Specialist and Law Librarian at McCarthy Tétrault.
1 student will win a sponsored attendance : to enter, send name and email address to firstname.lastname@example.org by OCT 4. Buy tickets ($21, includes one drink and snacks) https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3620353