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SLACanada Intelligence Report: Gary Price Updates for Canadian Information Pros & Librarians

SLACanada Intelligence Report

Gary Price Updates for Canadian Information Pros & Librarians

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A wonderful new SLA Canada initiative.  Subscribe using the link.

Here’s our SLA Canada Community recording of webinars and podcasts and upcoming programs.

SLA Canada Community: Upcoming Programs, Chats and Workshops
Moving Forward: Jobs To Be Done (JTBD) Framework
July 15, 2021 Sponsored by Dysart & Jones
Do you need to strengthen your approach to articulating value, having a positive impact on your communities, dealing with uncertain conditions, taking advantage of opportunities, building relationships and using your influence! Join Standing Tall: Articulating Our Value June17, 3-5pm ET – a free workshop of the SLA Canada special library and information professional community. And, we’ll be experimenting with a new conference platform, Airmeet. Have interactive discussions with industry leaders:
https://dysartjones.com/2021/04/moving-forward-jtbd-framework-slacanadatalks-on-july-15-2021/
SLA Canada Workshop: STANDING TALL: ARTICULATING VALUE
June 11, 2021 Sponsored by Dysart & Jones
Positive Politics: Donna Scheeder, Library Strategies International, former Law Librarian of Congress, Congressional Research & DC Democratic Party Leader
Demonstrating Value & ROI: Mary Ellen Bates, Bates Information
Understanding Our Communities & Asking the Right Questions: Jim Miller, Principal, Connect Public Affairs & Stephen Abram, Lighthouse Consulting
Value, Politics & Being at the Table: Frank, Biss, VP, Sales & Operations, Counting Opinions  
Being ready for an uncertain future is more important than ever and we need to be prepared.  This workshop focuses on being prepared, articulating our value and impact, expressing implications of lost opportunity costs; asking the right questions to understand our communities needs, following through with appropriate programs and services, using positive political practices, as well as making sure we are bold and assertive in appropriate ways! In the words of Gary Price, Intelligence Officer for SLA Canada, “People can’t use what they don’t know about!” And as Lydia Fenet, Managing Director & Global Director of Strategic Partnerships at Christie’s who has also raised over half a billion dollars for more than 400 non-profits worldwide as the leading benefit auctioneer in the United States, urges in her video on the art of persuasion, “Don’t Cap Yourself” Her book, The Most Powerful Woman in the Room is You!, is filled with memorable case studies, no fail strategies, and fresh, unexpected advice from some of the most successful women in business, fashion, journalism, and the arts.
SLA CANADA: CANADIAN GOVERNMENT INFORMATION & KNOWLEDGE SHARING
May 20, 2021 sponsored by Dysart & Jones
As we have come to learn, communication from our government is critical, especially when a health crisis involves us all!  This session with government specialists who manage and share data and information in their departments and with the public looks at the challenges and experiences of the last year and more!
Iain Watt, Consultant, Information@Work; Chair, IFLAPARL; Managed information services, from the local to the global level — including City of Westminster, London Borough of Camden, UK national archives, European Parliament and the United Nations
Elizabeth Nash, Reference Librarian, Statistics Canada & Canadian Federal Libraries Strategic Network
Meagan Collins, Team Lead, Digital Strategy at Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Susan McIntyre, KM Consultant
https://dysartjones.com/2021/04/sla-canada-canadian-government-information-knowledge-sharing/
LinkedIn, Marketing, Diversity & Inclusion: Nexter Chat
May 4, 2021 Sponsored by Dysart & Jones
Diana Luu is certainly a Nexter. She has been with LinkedIn Canada for 10 years, holding a number of leadership roles. Her current responsibilities include shaping and executing the growth strategy for the company’s Marketing Solutions business in the Canadian market and Technology Vertical in North America. Diana also plays an active role in LinkedIn’s inclusive workforce culture – she has served as the Global Lead of LinkedIn’s Women’s Initiative Investment (WiN) program, an initiative to increase the number of women in leadership positions and to promote a culture where every employee can thrive and reach their fullest potential. Additionally, she is the Executive Sponsor of LinkedIn Canada’s Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (DIB) Council, which strives to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace. Her involvement with these groups stems from her passion to help build a company culture that fosters employee growth and success for everyone.   Register Here Rebecca Jones & Jane Dysart as we talk to Diana about LinkedIn, LinkedIn Learning & other lesser-known areas of LinkedIN — Marketing, Diversity and Inclusion.
https://dysartjones.com/2021/04/linkedin-marketing-diversity-inclusion-nexter-chat-may-4-2021/

Recording available soon

Virtual Tour: John Richard Allison Library at Regent College
April 15, 2021 Sponsored by Dysart & Jones
Join our tour guide as she takes us on a virtual tour of the John Richard Allison Library at Regent College in Vancouver. The Library is a major theological library in western Canada with a rare and antiquarian book collection of around 3650 volumes, including those by John Bunyan, as well as tracts from the Cheap Repository series written by Hannah More. To get a sneak peek, visit the Library’s Instagram page: @puritanjenny
https://dysartjones.com/2021/03/slacanada-tour-vancouvers-regent-college-library/
 
SLA Canada Community Archived Recording of Podcasts, Chats and Webinars
SLACanada Chat: Remote Job Finding – Panel Discussion
March 2021 Sponsored by Dysart & Jones
Building a digital portfolio is critical when seeking employment in this virtual working world. A digital presence is an absolute must to showcase your experience, talents and accomplishments. Whether you are student showcasing a project or article, an experienced librarian or an independent consultant, you need to make a positive digital impression in your job seeking journey. Our panel provides tips and ideas for grabbing attention and creating an online presence to get you hired!
https://dysartjones.com/2021/03/sla-canada-remote-job-finding-thurs-march-18/
NEXTER CHAT: INTERNET ARCHIVE CANADA
March 2021 Sponsored by Dysart & Jones
https://dysartjones.com/2021/03/nexter-chat-internet-archive-canada/
The Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more. The “more”? 475 billion web pages, 28 million books and texts, 14 million recordings (including 220,000 live concerts), 6 million videos (including 2 million Television News programs), 3.5 million images, 580,000 software programs.  We talked with Andrea Mills, Digitization Program Manager @ Internet Archive Canada (IAC) about the current work, partnerships, technologies and plans for the future. IAC is an incredible source for all Canadians, and one which Canada’s public libraries and academic institutions should leverage. They have had an office in Toronto for many years. Do you know what they do? who they work with? how people use their work? Andrea joined the University of Toronto’s Archive team in 2006. She has become immersed in all facets of managing digitization projects, with a focus on accessibility, academic libraries, archives and government partners. As Program Manager, Andrea has the pleasure of working with libraries and users around the world, helping to bring collections of material into the public domain, ensuring their organization has the greatest reach.
SLA Canada Holiday Social
Save the Date TBD
SLACANADA CHAT: REMOTE JOB FINDING – PANEL DISCUSSION
Mar 25, 2021 SLA Canada Sponsor: Dysart & Jones
Talk with a panel of recruiters and hiring managers about job finding in the virtual work environment. Is your digital portfolio ready? Are you prepared to make a positive digital impression?
NEXTER CHAT: INTERNET ARCHIVE CANADA
Mar 5, 2021 SLA Canada Sponsor: Dysart & Jones
The Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music,…
ENTERTAINMENT & TECHNOLOGY TRENDS: LIBRARIES PAY ATTENTION
Jan 26, 2021 SLA Canada Sponsor: Dysart & Jones
Stephen Abram and Brian Pichman watch developments and products in the entertainment andtech spaces.
TECHNOLOGY FOR INFORMATION & CONTENT MANAGEMENT: SLACANADA JANUARY 2021 CHAT
Jan 21, 2021 SLA Canada Sponsor: Dysart & Jones
Join the SLA Toronto Chapter to chat about potential new technology for information and content management, technology that we might want to consider for the future and learn more about. Bring your technology challenges and questions to share with long
time industry leaders
NEXTER CHAT: LIBRARY MOBILE APP – JUST THE BEGINNING
Jan 11, 2021 SLA Canada Sponsor: Dysart & Jones
In December 2020 we talked with John Richardson, Director North America for SOLUS UK SOLUS…
BLOCKCHAIN AND LIBRARIES; CONNECTING THE BLOCKS
Oct 23, 2020 SLA Canada Sponsor: Dysart & Jones
What does blockchain have to do with libraries? Blockchain is all about rights management and digital assets. Huge implications for the information sector. Listen in.
INCLUSIVE WORKPLACES BEGIN WITH YOU
Sept. 2020 SLA Canada Sponsor: Dysart & Jones
We all want to work in inclusive organizations. But what is inclusivity to you? To the organization? For many organizations, inclusivity starts with workshops focusing on diversity and equity. It certainly can’t end there.
In September 2020 Rebecca joined Jamie Lin, Education & Professional Development Manager @ ATLA and Dr. Shailoo Bedi of University of Victoria at Information Today’s Internet Librarian Connect2020 to talk about inclusive workplaces. Our conversation was candid, personal, and wide-ranging – just as inclusivity is. Inclusivity starts with each of us as individuals. It’s what we do that as individuals that creates and grows inclusive working relationships.
NEXTER CHAT PODCAST WITH MATT FINCH: STRATEGIZING WHEN CERTAINTY ISN’T A GIVEN
Aug 21, 2020 SLA Canada Sponsor: Dysart & Jones
Matt Finch excels at strategic thinking and asking the questions that force different types of…
ONTOLOGIES: CRITICAL FOR ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Jul 10, 2020 SLA Canada Sponsor: Dysart & Jones
Keeping with our theme of Artificial Intelligence, this Nexter Chat and SLACanada Chat featured Seth Early…
AI & ETHICS: GREAT DISCUSSION & RESOURCES
Jun 11, 2020 SLA Canada Sponsor: Dysart & Jones
Phaedra Boinodiris talked with us today as part of our Nexter Chats. She is an entrepreneur,…
SLACANADA CHAT: HERE COMES THE RESET: SEIZE THE OPPORTUNITY WITH NEW ROLES
May 18, 2020 SLA Canada Sponsor: Dysart & Jones
SLACanada Chat with information professionals & librarians who are taxonomists, prospectors, digital asset managers and proposal managers.
NEXTERS: DAN PONTEFRACT – RESET INSTEAD OF FINDING A NEW NORMAL
May 1, 2020 SLA Canada Sponsor: Dysart & Jones
Podcast and webinar with Dan Pontecraft. He is author of 3 best-sellers on NYTimes business books. He’s offering free toolkits for managing virtual teams – and looking at how organizations need to reset, not develope the new normal.
NEXTER CHAT: VIRTUAL REALITY – GAMECHANGER FOR EDUCATION & COLLABORATION
Apr 21, 2020 SLA Canada Sponsor: Dysart & Jones
Virtual Reality is a gamechanger for education and workteam collaboration. Chance Glasco of rumii @ Doghead Simulations was interviewed by Chad Mairn. Chance was an original founding member of the Call of Duty Franchise, the largest entertainment franchise of the 2000’s.
NEXTERS: WE’RE IN A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT. ARE LIBRARIES HERE?
Apr 16, 2020 sponsored by Dysart & Jones
With public and academic spaces closed, libraries need to be where their students, community members and faculty are in the virtual environment: Zoom, Facebook Live, phone, etc. Are they? Those in the library know that libraries are virtual. Do people on campuses and in communities know this?
NEXTERS: USING VIRTUAL REALITY TO TEACH & COLLABORATE
 Mar 27, 2020 SLA Canada Sponsor: Dysart & Jones
Chad Mairn and Brian Pichman share their expertise in using Extended, Virtual and Augmented Reality to teach and to collaborate.
SLACANADA CHAT: CYBERSECURITY FOR WORKING REMOTELY
Mar 9, 2020 SLA Canada Sponsor: Dysart & Jones
Cybersecurity is always essential and especially working remotely. Brian Pichman, Director of Strategic Innovation @ Evolve, and Manager, Personal Support Computing for Collegis Education, provides practical advice and links to 10 applications you can use today.

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