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SLA New England Hosted Dine Arounds at SLA 2015

SLA New England Hosted Dine Arounds at SLA 2015

The SLA New England Chapter will host several dine arounds on Saturday, June 13th and Tuesday, June 16th.  It is a great opportunity to meet fellow attendees and dine at some great restaurants near the convention center.  Check out the list of restaurants below along with who to contact to RSVP. Note, we are accepting a limited […]

Boston for Sports Lovers

Boston for Sports Lovers

by Mary Purdey, SLA New England Secretary and Tom Clark Boston is a BIG sports town so there’s lots to see and do.  If you can’t make it to these highlights, but don’t want to miss the sports news while you’re away, tune in to either of our local sports stations: 93.7, WEEI FM or […]

Boston for Beer Lovers

Boston for Beer Lovers

Thanks to Sarah Bennett, Director Of Library Services at Sullivan & Worcester, LLP for compiling this list.  Boston (and surrounding areas) are known for its local brews.  Check out this guide for places for local brews along with great beer selections. The guide’s order is from closest to the convention center to farthest. Harpoon Brewery is […]

SLA Gives Back: Donations for the Northeast Animal Shelter

February 17, 2015

Post written by 2015 Annual Conference Advisory Council Chair, Tracy Maleeff. The Northeast Animal Shelter, established in 1976, is one of New England’s largest non-profit, no-kill animal shelters.  They have placed over 119,000 cats and dogs since they opened their doors. Northeast Animal Shelter receives no local, state or federal funding and is entirely dependent on contributions […]

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Encourage Your Friends & Peers to Attend the Conference Email

Encourage Your Friends & Peers to Attend the Conference Email

February 11, 2015

Excited about the conference? Want to encourage friends and peers to attend the conference? Well, we have created an email to help you recruit them to attend!  We encourage you to modify the email to best suit recipients and to include your thoughts as to why they should attend the conference.  Dear Colleagues, I have been […]

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February 2015: Transportation to Boston Tips & Deals

February 4, 2015

To support your travel plans (and your budget), we will post transportation tips and deals we uncover. In February we uncovered the following with more to be added: Amtrak (Northeast Regional) Tips & Deals: Book in Advance and Save 25% or More on the Northeast Regional Website: http://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train (Check out the Hot Deals Section) More Amtrak Discounts  Students, Seniors, […]

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SLA Gives Back: Toiletries for RESPOND Inc

January 28, 2015

RESPOND Inc., based in Somerville, MA, is New England’s first domestic violence agency and the second oldest in the nation. For over 40 years RESPOND has provided life-saving shelter, support services, training and education to more than 100,000 members of the community. Services are free and confidential, and available to all survivors of domestic abuse. RESPOND’s […]

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Taxonomy of SLA2015: Sound like a local before you arrive

Taxonomy of SLA2015: Sound like a local before you arrive

January 27, 2015

by Jacob Ratliff, the Archivist/Taxonomy Librarian at the National Fire Protection Association (Located in Quincy). Feel free to listen to him talk nerdy about video games and information on twitter: @Gameronomist. I have lived in the greater Boston area for about 4 years now, and learning to “Speak Bostonian” is an important part of being […]

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Red Sox Raffle

Red Sox Raffle

January 27, 2015

The New England Chapter of the Special Libraries Association is holding a raffle for Two tickets to the Boston Red Sox vs Atlanta Braves game on Tuesday June 16, 2015 at 4:05pm at Fenway Park The seats are directly above the visitors’ bullpen in section 43 row 5. The drawing will be held on February […]

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January 2015: Transportation to Boston Tips & Deals

January 2015: Transportation to Boston Tips & Deals

January 26, 2015

To support your travel plans (and your budget), we will post transportation tips and deals we uncover. In January we uncovered the following: Bus Tips & Deals Megabus (from locations around the Northeast and East Coast) Tips & Deals: Cheap, fares from $10 (Philly to Boston) but cannot book more than a few months in advance. Website: […]

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Boston for Knitters

Boston for Knitters

January 12, 2015

by Stefanie Maclin-Hurd, SLA New England 2015 President Stroll along Massachusetts Avenue Bridge, and you will see any number of yarn-bombs where people have decorated everything from street light polls to abandoned telephone booths.  Boston has a rich niche for crafting, especially knitting. The conference hotel, located in the new Seaport district, is just a train ride away […]

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Boston for Bibliophiles: Bookstores

Boston for Bibliophiles: Bookstores

December 10, 2014

by SLA New England member Nicole Dutton, MLIS — Librarian and Records Management Analyst at the Charles S. Morgan Technical Library of the National Fire Protection Agency See also “Boston for Bibliophiles: Libraries” Boston is known as the Athens of America for a good reason. In Boston, we don’t care what you’re wearing, we want to know […]

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Boston for Chocolate Lovers

Boston for Chocolate Lovers

November 29, 2014

by SLA New England member Nicole Dutton, MLIS — Librarian and Records Management Analyst at the Charles S. Morgan Technical Library of the National Fire Protection Agency Boston’s culinary reputation is mired in historical cliché — chowdah, lobstah, and baked beans. And that’s fine for folks who like that sort of thing. (We do have really exceptional […]

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