Since 1940!

Archive | Awards

SLA Toronto 2018 Member of the Year and President’s Award Nominations

SLA Toronto 2018 Member of the Year and President’s Award Nominations

We need your input to recognize those colleagues who you feel have gone above and beyond the call of duty. We are seeking nominations for:

  • Member of the Year – Nominate a Toronto Chapter member who has contributed in a significant way to the profession or Association in the past year.
  • President’s Award – Nominate a Toronto Chapter member who has either retired or is approaching retirement and who has contributed in a significant way to the profession or Association.

Please send Christine DeLuca an email at cdelucac@gmail.com with the following information:

  • Your nominee’s name
  • The award you are nominating them for, and
  • A description of why you believe they deserve to win one of these awards

Deadline for nominations is Wednesday, October 10th. Award winners will be selected by the current Executive Board and announced at the Annual General Meeting (AGM).

Posted in Awards0 Comments

Recording – SLA Toronto AGM – Nov 8, 2016

For those who were unable to attend, download a recording of the SLA Toronto Chapter Annual General Meeting here:

 

Posted in Awards, Events0 Comments

Congratulations to Catherine MacGregor, winner of the 2014 SLA Toronto Student-to-Conference Award

SLA Toronto is proud to announce the winner of the 2014 SLA Toronto Student-to-Conference Award, Catherine MacGregor. Catherine will receive a $1,500 grant to attend the SLA Annual Conference in Vancouver from June 8-10, 2014.

The SLA Conference is the one time a year when members gather from around the world. This annual event is an exemplary opportunity to learn, connect, and cultivate one’s career in the information profession. “The SLA Toronto Chapter is thrilled to offer the student-to-conference award to a deserving student who exemplifies the future of the special libraries profession. The Annual SLA Conference offers a unique and valuable opportunity for professional development and networking for talented future leaders.” says Erin McDonald, 2014 SLA Toronto Chapter President.

Catherine is a Master of Information candidate from the Faculty of Information (iSchool) at the University of Toronto. She is also currently serving as Co-Chair of the SLA Toronto Student Group at the iSchool. Please look for Catherine¹s award-winning application essay in the upcoming edition of The Courier, SLA Toronto’s newsletter.

Posted in Awards0 Comments

Call for Applications: 2014 SLA Toronto Student-to-Conference

SLA Toronto is once again offering the SLA Toronto Student-to-Conference Award. One student will be chosen to receive a grant of up to $1500 to attend the SLA Annual Conference in Vancouver, BC from June 8-10, 2014.

The SLA Conference is the one time a year when members gather from around the world. This annual event is an exemplary opportunity to learn, connect, and cultivate one’s career in the information profession. “The SLA Toronto Chapter is thrilled to offer the student-to-conference award to a deserving student who exemplifies the future of the special libraries profession. The Annual SLA Conference offers a unique and valuable opportunity for professional development and networking for talented future leaders.” says Erin McDonald, 2014 SLA Toronto Chapter President.

One student will be selected to receive this award by the SLA Toronto Executive Board. Applicants must be willing to serve on the Executive or Advisory Board of the Toronto Chapter in the 2015 Chapter year, and the experiences of the award recipient will be published in The Courier, SLA Toronto’s newsletter.

Eligibility

The chosen recipient must:

  • Be currently enrolled in an accredited library or information science program during the 2013/14 academic school year and be interested in a career in special librarianship.
  • Be a student member of SLA.
  • Not accept a travel award for the 2014 conference from any other SLA Division or Chapter.
  • Serve on the SLA Toronto Chapter Executive or Advisory Boards in the 2015 Chapter year, and share their experiences from conference in a written submission to the Courier.
  • Attend the SLA Annual Conference in Vancouver, BC from June 8-10, 2014.
  • Submit a copy of his or her conference registration, travel and accommodation receipts, and all other relevant receipts pertaining to conference attendance to the Awards Chair (Kim Silk) in order to receive the grant, which will be reimbursed following the conference. The recipient will only be reimbursed for expenditures related to conference registration/attendance, travel, and/or accommodation, up to, and not more than, $1500.

Application Procedures

  • Applicants must prepare a written statement, in English, of up to 500 words on what they hope to gain from the conference experience.
  • Applicants must also provide a current résumé along with up to three references.
  • Applicants should submit these documents, along with their address, telephone number, and email address no later than Sunday March 16 at 11:59pm to Awards Chair, Kim Silk (Kimberly.Silk@rotman.utoronto.ca).
  • The chosen recipient will be notified during the week of March 24, 2014.

Questions can be directed to Awards Chair, Kim Silk at Kimberly.Silk@rotman.utoronto.ca.

 

Thank you,

Erin McDonald, SLA Toronto Chapter President and Kim Silk, SLA Toronto Awards Chair

 

 

Posted in Awards0 Comments

Announcing the 2014 Student to Conference Award

Announcing the 2014 Student to Conference Award

SLA Toronto is once again offering the SLA Toronto Student-to-Conference Award. One student will be chosen to receive a grant of up to $1500 to attend the SLA Annual Conference in Vancouver, BC from June 8-10, 2014.

The SLA Conference is the one time a year when members gather from around the world. This annual event is an exemplary opportunity to learn, connect, and cultivate one’s career in the information profession. “The SLA Toronto Chapter is thrilled to offer the student-to-conference award to a deserving student who exemplifies the future of the special libraries profession. The Annual SLA Conference offers a unique and valuable opportunity for professional development and networking for talented future leaders.” says Erin McDonald, 2014 SLA Toronto Chapter President.

Applications are being accepted until Sunday March 16 at 11:59pm. All questions about the award should be submitted to the Awards Chair, Kim Silk (Kimberly.Silk@rotman.utoronto.ca).

For more information on the award and how to apply, please check out the Student-to-Conference Award Page.

Vancouver Skyline by heydrienne

Vancouver Skyline by heydrienne

 

Posted in Awards0 Comments

Nominations Open for President’s Award and Toronto Chapter Member of the Year

The Toronto Chapter executive needs your input to recognize those colleagues who you feel have gone above and beyond the call of duty on behalf of the chapter this year or on behalf of the profession during their career.

The Toronto Chapter is seeking nominations for:

President’s Award: This award is presented to a Toronto Chapter member who has either retired or is approaching retirement and who has contributed in a significant way to the profession or SLA during the course of their career.

Member of the Year: This award is presented to a Toronto Chapter member who has contributed in a significant way to the profession or SLA in the past year.

In order to nominate members who exemplify these attributes please send an e-mail to me, Claire Lysnes, SLA Toronto Chapter Awards Committee Chair, at clysnes@gmail.com. The person’s name and 1-2 paragraphs on why you feel they deserve the award are required.
The SLA Toronto Executive board will consider all nominations, choose up to two recipients (one/award), and will present the awards at this fall’s Annual General Meeting (AGM).

The deadline for nominations is the close of business on Friday, Sept. 13th.

Posted in Awards0 Comments

Congratulations to Caroline Chung, winner of the 2013 SLA Toronto Student-to-Conference Award

Announcement: Congratulations to Caroline Chung, winner of the 2013 SLA Toronto Student-to-Conference Award

SLA Toronto is proud to announce the winner of the 2013 SLA Toronto Student-to-Conference Award, Caroline Chung. Caroline will receive a $1,500 grant to attend the SLA Annual Conference in San Diego, California from June 9-11, 2013.

The SLA Conference is the one time a year when members gather from around the world. This annual event is an exemplary opportunity to learn, connect, and cultivate one’s career in the information profession. “The SLA Toronto Chapter is proud to once again offer this award to a deserving student who exemplifies the future of the special libraries profession. Attending the conference will provide an invaluable learning and networking experience for this future leader.” says Kim Silk, 2013 SLA Toronto Chapter President.

Caroline is a Master of Library & Information Science candidate from the Faculty of Information & Media Studies (FIMS) at the University of Western Ontario. She is also currently serving as the Secretary of the SLA Student Chapter at FIMS. Please look for Caroline’s award-winning application essay in the upcoming edition of The Courier, SLA Toronto’s newsletter.

Posted in Awards0 Comments

SLA Toronto Student-to-Conference Award

Announcement: 2013 SLA Toronto Student-to-Conference Award

SLA Toronto is once again offering the SLA Toronto Student-to-Conference Award. One student will be chosen to receive a grant of up to $1500 to attend the SLA Annual Conference in San Diego, California from June 9-11, 2013.

The SLA Conference is the one time a year when members gather from around the world. This annual event is an exemplary opportunity to learn, connect, and cultivate one’s career in the information profession. “The SLA Toronto Chapter is proud to once again offer this award to a deserving student who exemplifies the future of the special libraries profession. Attending the conference will provide an invaluable learning and networking experience for this future leader.” says Kim Silk, 2013 SLA Toronto Chapter President.

One student will be selected to receive this award by the SLA Toronto Executive Board. Applicants must be willing to serve on the Executive or Advisory Board of the Toronto Chapter in the 2014 Chapter year, and the experiences of the award recipient will be published in The Courier, SLA Toronto’s newsletter.

 

Eligibility

The chosen recipient must:

  • Be currently enrolled in an accredited library or information science program during the 2012/13 academic school year and be interested in a career in special librarianship.
  • Be a student member of SLA.
  • Not accept a travel award for the 2013 conference from any other SLA Division or Chapter.
  • Serve on the SLA Toronto Chapter Executive or Advisory Boards in the 2014 Chapter year, and share their experiences from conference in a written submission to the Courier.
  • Attend the SLA Conference in San Diego, California from June 9-11, 2013.
  • Submit a copy of his or her conference registration, travel and accommodation receipts, and all other relevant receipts pertaining to conference attendance to the Awards Chair (Claire Lysnes) in order to receive the grant, which will be reimbursed following the conference. The recipient will only be reimbursed for expenditures related to conference registration/attendance, travel, and/or accommodation, up to, and not more than, $1500.

Application Procedures

  • Applicants must prepare a written statement, in English, of up to 500 words on what they hope to gain from the conference experience.
  • Applicants must also provide a current résumé along with up to three references.
  • Applicants should submit these documents, along with their address, telephone number, and email address no later than April 5, 2013 5pm to Awards Chair, Claire Lysnes (clysnes@gmail.com).
  • The chosen recipient will be notified during the week of April 22, 2013.
Questions can be directed to Awards Chair, Claire Lysnes at clysnes@gmail.com.

Posted in Awards0 Comments

Call for nominations for President’s Award and Member of the Year!

Hello SLA Toronto Chapter members,   The deadline for submitting nominations for either or both of these awards is fast approaching! The Toronto Chapter executive needs your input to recognize those colleagues who you feel have gone above and beyond the call of duty on behalf of the chapter this year or on behalf of the profession during their career.

The Toronto Chapter is seeking nominations for:

President’s Award: This award is presented to a Toronto Chapter member who has either retired or is approaching retirement and who has contributed in a significant way to the profession or SLA during the course of their career.

Member of the Year:  This award is presented to a Toronto Chapter member who has contributed in a significant way to the profession or SLA in the past year.

In order to nominate members whom you feel exemplify these attributes, please send an e-mail to Claire Lysnes, Chair, SLA Toronto Chapter Awards Committee, at clysnes@gmail.com. The person’s name, contact information, and 1-2 paragraphs on why you feel they deserve the award are requested.

The deadline for nominations is the close of business on Friday, Sept 28th.

Posted in Awards0 Comments

Announcement: Congratulations to Stacey Nordlund and Heather Buchansky, winners of the 2012 SLA Toronto Infomart Student-to-Conference Award

SLA Toronto and sponsor, Infomart, are proud to announce the winners of the 2012 SLA Toronto Infomart Student-to-Conference Awards, Stacey Nordlund and Heather Buchansky. With Infomart‘s generous support, Stacey and Heather will each receive a $1,500 grant to attend the SLA Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois from July 15-18, 2012.

“The Infomart Student-to-Conference Awards program is an effort to identify and encourage students who will make a impact in their profession as media intelligence and research professionals,” says Jonathan Harris, Managing Director of Infomart.

The SLA Conference is the one time a year when members gather from around the world. This annual event is an exemplary opportunity to learn, connect, and cultivate one’s career in the information profession. “The SLA Toronto Chapter is immensely grateful to partner with Infomart in giving these grants to deserving students who are the future of the special libraries profession. Attending the conference provides an invaluable experience for these future leaders.“, says Laura Warner, 2012 SLA Toronto Chapter President.

Infomart is Canada’s leading media intelligence agency with more than 25 years of delivering media monitoring and research solutions to Canada’s best-informed institutions. Covering print, social media platforms, radio, television, and online news, Infomart gives you the intelligence you need to optimize your media strategies, saving time, saving money, and fueling more effective and efficient media-related decisions that contribute to your bottom line. At the end of the day, Infomart helps Canadian companies, agencies, and organizations drive bottom-line efficiencies by providing fast, relevant and accurate media monitoring, research, and reporting solutions.

Stacey is a Master of Library & Information Science candidate from the School of Library & Information Science at San José State University, and Heather is a Master of Information candidate from the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto. Please look for Stacey & Heather’s award-winning application essays in the upcoming edition of The Courier, SLA Toronto’s newsletter.
Please join us in congratulating Stacey and Heather!

Posted in Awards0 Comments

Follow us!

facebook logo twitter logo

Follow @slatoronto on Twitter

Information Outlook – SLA’s Bimonthly Online Magazine

Information Outlook