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  • November 15, 2015 (Vol. 22, No. 1) Association News
    OLA’s Reference and Legal Reference Round Tables to Offer Statewide Training on Fastcase and EBSCO’s Legal Information Reference Service Heard the news? As featured in the November 2015 issue of the State Library Newsletter, the State of Oregon Law Library (SOLL) has invested in two legal research databases and is making them...
  • November 15, 2015 (Vol. 22, No. 1) From the Vice President
    Notes from the new Vice President Since assuming the position of Vice President of OLA in August this year, I have really been enjoying that steep learning curve that everyone warned me about. I thought it might be slightly interesting to some of you (I hope…) to hear a small snippet of what...
  • November 15, 2015 (Vol. 22, No. 1) Library News
    ACRL Washington & Oregon Annual Joint Fall Conference Wrap Up Each fall academic librarians, library school students, and library staff from across the Pacific Northwest gather in the woods for the ACRL Washington & Oregon Annual Joint Fall Conference. This year it was ACRL Washington’s turn to host at their...
  • November 15, 2015 (Vol. 22, No. 1) People
    Member Profile: Bob Jonas After twenty-one years working as a school librarian ––seventeen overseas––I still had no idea that this would be the year to pack up and head into the sunset. After four years in Beaverton, Oregon and seven in China––Shanghai, Beijing, and Hong Kong, three years in Santiago,...
  • November 1, 2015 (Vol. 21, No. 23) From the President
    OLA President’s Diary 10/29/15 Entry: It has been suggested that perhaps a “what’s going on” from the president happen on a quarterly basis. So starting today I’m keeping track. Considering that it is the end of October, I’ll look back and try and to remember what has happened already. We...
  • November 1, 2015 (Vol. 21, No. 23) Association News
    2016 Horner Exchange Delegates Please join the OLA International Roundtable Horner Exchange committee in congratulating our 2016 Horner Exchange delegates: Jian Wang (translator) is an Electronic & Continuing Resources Librarian at Portland State University. Richard Sapon-White is Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services at Oregon State University. Veronica Vichit-Vadakan is...
  • November 1, 2015 (Vol. 21, No. 23) Library News
    Libraries Transform On October 29th the American Library Association (ALA) President Sari Feldman officially launched Libraries Transform, a national public awareness campaign that will highlight the transformative nature of our nation’s libraries and elevate the critical role libraries play in the digital age. As part of the national launch, Feldman will...
  • November 1, 2015 (Vol. 21, No. 23) People
    Member Profile: Erica Findley I am the Cataloging | Metadata Librarian at Multnomah County Library. I received my MLS degree in 2008 from the Portland (OR) satellite program of Emporia State University. I have been an active member in the American Library Association where I am currently an at-large member...
  • October 15, 2015 (Vol. 21, No. 22) Association News
    2015 OYAN Fall Workshop OYAN’s fall workshop on Friday, October 23rd, 10 a.m. – noon at the Hillsboro Public Library (2850 NE Brookwood Parkway, Hillsboro, 97124). Following the workshop, we’ll have lunch and then our OYAN business meeting from 1:00 – 4:00. You do not need to attend the meeting to...
  • October 15, 2015 (Vol. 21, No. 22) Library News
    PNLA Quarterly Call for Submissions PNLA Quarterly is the official journal of the Pacific Northwest Library Association. We are seeking contributions to the Winter 2016 issue! New Voices is the focus of the winter issue of PNLA Quarterly (80.2, Winter 2016). For this issue we invite LIS students, new professionals, and those who...

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