Special Libraries Association


Currently, with the wealth of workshops available from several library associations in Florida, the Chapter is not scheduling any workshops.  Here are some of the associations offering workshops:

These are workshops sponsored by the Chapter in 2012:

The Value of Usability Testing (Wednesday, October 24, 2012 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT)

Learn the basic principles of usability testing and how they can be incorporated into a user-centered design process that improves the quality of your site or product.  This overview will cover developing, conducting, and reporting findings from a small usability test; and will illustrate why a small test can make a big difference to your users.

Brian Arsenault earned his MS in Library and Information Studies from The Florida State University in 2000.  He is currently Senior Web Application Engineer at the FSU Center for Information Management & Educational Services and coordinates on-site and remote usability testing for CIMES.

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What’s in Your Tool Belt? How Six Sigma Fits with Libraries (August 23)

Michael Kucsak, Six Sigma blackbelt, for a visual tour of how six sigma can help librarians no matter where they work or the size of their library. He will show some basic tools with which libraries can streamline their processed and generate lasting improvements. Register at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/951963240

Meet the SLA President-Elect Candidates (June 27)

The Florida & Caribbean Chapter hosted Kate Arnold and Juanita Richardson, candidates for SLA President-Elect in a special webinar.

They will each take about 5 minutes to introduce themselves and share their SLA vision. Following the introduction, we’ll have a time for questions submitted by the audience. The whole session will last about 30 minutes. We hope you will take this opportunity to get to know your candidates to better inform your voting this fall. Register: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/816454424





Thank You to our 2018 Conference Sponsors

ARC Document Solutions (Silver Sponsor)

EBSCO (Silver Sponsor)

ProQuest (Silver Sponsor)

ELSEVIER (Breakfast Sponsor)

IEEE XPlore Digital Library (Sponsor)

University of South Florida (Table Sponsor)