Welcome to the St. Kate's SLA Student Group

The St. Catherine University Special Libraries Association Student Group is dedicated to promoting student involvement in the Special Library Association (SLA), enriching their experiences in the Masters of Library and Information Science Program, and providing unique and informative programs throughout the year. This website was created to keep students informed about current events in SLA, the student group, and the profession.

Upcoming Events:

November 14, 2014

SLA - MN and MALL Holiday Party

SLA-MN and MALL invite you to celebrate the season with colleagues during this annual event open to all librarians, information professionals, researchers, knowledge managers, archivists, students and guests!

When & Where

December 8, 2014, 5:30 - 8:30

HGA Architects and Engineers
420 5th Street North, Suite 100, Minneapolis, MN 55401

**Parking is available in the Visitors Lot next to the building and specific spots in the lot across the street under the viaduct. Refer to theparking map and please park only in numbered spots in green and red. All other spots are contract only and unauthorized vehicles may be towed. Guests parking in the Visitors Lot must register their vehicle at the security desk located just inside the main door.

  • Enjoy appetizers, assorted desserts and coffee/espresso bar
  • Celebrate with beer and wine (included in your ticket price)
  • Browse the Exhibitor Fair featuring fabulous sponsors
  • Enter to win exciting gifts from the sponsors
  • Bid on silent auction items benefiting St. Catherine University SLA student group (Note please bring cash or your checkbook; credit cards will not be accepted)
  • Mingle with like-minded professionals from across the Twin Cities
  • Bring a friend or significant other to enjoy the party with you - same price as members!
  • Revel in the ambiance of holiday music and a beautiful downtown setting
  • Student attendees: enter a drawing for a free SLA student membership, courtesy of SLA member Pam Enrici (must be present to win)
  • Cost

    Library Association Members $30

    Guests $30

    MLIS Students $20

    Help a library association member attend for free by sponsoring a student ticket

    Ticket price includes appetizers, drinks, dessert & espresso bar!

    Registration: sla-mall14.evenbrite.com

    Contact with questions

    Kerry Walsh - kerry.walsh@wilder.org - 651-280-2705
    Julie Weston - jweston@hga.com - 612-758-4624
    Eddy Morrow - esmorrow@stkate.edu- 612-961-2377 - (silent auction donations & inquiries)


    Thanks to the continued support of our event sponsors

    Elsevier, EMIS, Factiva, Financial Times, Gale & Cengage Learning company, InfoNOW, HGA, Springer, and Techstreet

    We are greatful for their participation and support!

    March 15th, 2014
    Walker Archives Tour
    2:00 to 3:00 pm
    The Walker Art Center

    To reserve your spot for the tour, email Lori Donovan.

    March 13th, 2014
    Special Libraries Association Student Group Meeting
    5:15 to 5:45 pm
    Coeur de Catherine, Room 5

    Join us for our second monthly meeting of the semester. Upcoming topics include library tours and events for the semester!

    Join Us This Spring Semester!
    February 13th, March 13th, April 10th, and May 8th from 5:15 to 5:45 pm in Coeur de Catherine, Room 5

    Events in the works:

    • Send us your ideas for library tours and events!

    Annual SLA Conference:

    The 2015 SLA Conference will be held in Boston on June 14 through 16th.

    Call for Donations for the Silent Auction Scholarship Fundraiser

    This scholarship will help send a St. Kate's MLIS student to the 2014 SLA Annual Conference in Vancouver. We would love your help with donations! Please let Lori Donovan know as soon as possible if you are donating to the auction. Donations are due by Thursday, December 5th.

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