SLA WCC Outstanding Information Professional Award
Your SLA Western Canada Chapter friends and
colleagues can now be recognized through the SLA WCC Outstanding
Information Professional Award. The award will recognize and honour
member of the WCC who has made a significant contribution to the
profession. Any member who has made a contribution worthy of
acknowledgement can be nominated for the award.
Why should I join SLA Western Canada Chapter (SLA WCC)?
Membership in SLA provides excellent opportunities to
network with other information specialists in your community and in
your field. And that's just the beginning! Making new contacts is an
integral part of building a resource base. Read the membership brochure for more.
How do I join SLA WCC?
Complete a membership
application form and send it, along with payment, to SLA
headquarters in the U.S. Remember to select CWCN
as your Chapter. CWCN is the code for SLA Western Canada
Are there any other benefits?
The benefits you accrue depend on the depth of your
involvement in activities. See our Member
Benefits Package for a more comprehensive checklist including:
WCC Skills database - if
you are consultant or have skills you wish to share, submit your
information to the Communications
WCC Resources -selected
SLA Salary Survey tables, books and videos
Development - events in your area, as well as the SLA
Wired West: Web journal
of the SLA Western Canada Chapter - hone your writing skills, share
experiences and concerns with your peers
What are the benefits for my organisation?
Your organisation will benefit from your continuing
education opportunities, access to a global network, and commitment to
SLA HQ has some documents which help define
Special Librarians, list Top
Ten Great Reasons to Use A Special Library, and outline Competencies
for Special Librarian's in the 21st Century.
Does SLA WCC have a focus?
SLA WCC reviews our Strategic Plan annually.
The plan outlines our mission statement, goals, and objectives. Our
- To be a community of information professionals
promoting our roles and skills as prime knowledge managers.
How do I know if SLA WCC is my Chapter?
SLA WCC covers the following geographic areas: British
Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Yukon, Northwest
Territories, Nunavut. We also have, and welcome, virtual members from
around the world. WCC currently has over 260 members.
How much does it cost to join SLA WCC?
See the online SLA Membership Application for fee schedule.
How can I update my member information?
Enter the Member only
section of the SLA web site and update your own record (preferred
See also the SLA FAQ
If you cannot access forms via the web, phone SLA
headquarters at (202) 234-4700.
Who may I contact locally?
Any of the SLA
WCC Board are happy to assist you.
You can also contact the current Membership
Chair for the SLA Western Canada Chapter. The Membership Chair
maintains the chapter membership records, encourages the recruitment of
new members, welcomes new members by phone calls and with an
information package, and introduces new members at events.
If you have any questions about joining SLA, please
contact the Membership
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