Saturday, September 26, 2015

Event: General Meeting!

It's that time of year again!

We would like to welcome everyone (back) and invite you to attend the SLA-TSG Annual General Meeting & First Year Co-Chairs election!

Tuesday, September 29th 
4:30-6:00pm in Bissell, Room 728.
Treats will be provided!

At this meeting we will be discussing ideas for potential upcoming events and tours. If there is an organization you would like to visit this year or an activity you would like to see planned, we invite you to come and share your ideas with us.
We will also be selecting two students to act as the First Year Co-Chairs for the 2015-2016 year. Please send Carolyn Pecoskie or Christina Ransom an email at before Tuesday introducing yourself to be nominated with a brief description of your interest in the position.

We hope to see everyone on Tuesday!

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

SLA Toronto Event: Creating Your Personal Brand

SLA Toronto's First Five Years Team is holding their first fall event:

 Creating Your Personal Brand

Date: Thursday, October 22nd
Time: 6pm-8pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith Library

Information about the event and registering is here. 

More information from the SLA website:
Ever wonder how can you raise your profile if you are new to the profession? Social media is one way to have an impact and get noticed. Join consultant Connie Crosby as she leads our discussion on how you can blog, tweet or instagram your way to building a solid reputation as an information professional.
About Connie Crosby Principal of Crosby Group Consulting, Connie is a knowledge management consultant who specializes in information management, library management, social media, and records management. Connie has been blogging for over a decade on her own blog and as a core contributor to the prominent law blog Her book Effective Blogging for Libraries was part of the award-winning Tech Set series edited by Ellyssa Kroski and published by ALA/Neal-Schuman in 2010. She co-taught (along with Daniel Lee) the Social Media Engagement certificate at the iSchool Institute. Connie currently serves as President of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries and is a co-organizer of the Toronto KM meetup group Knowledge Workers.
Light refreshments will be provided during the event.
Pricing: SLA Members and Students - $10 Non-Members - $20 Registration closes Oct. 19th at midnight
If you have any questions, please contact the New Information Professional Coordinator, Jessica Shiers

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Last Meeting & Executive Positions for Next Year

The SLA-TSG will be having our annual general meeting on Friday, March 27th at 10 am in the 7th floor Student Lounge (with snacks!). We are looking for students to fill executive positions for next year. It's a great opportunity for part-time and first-year students to get involved! The executive positions available include co-chairs, communications officer, secretary, and webmaster.

If you would like to get involved but cannot make it to the meeting, or you have any questions, send us an email at

Hope to see you there!

Saturday, March 7, 2015

SLA-TSG Tour: MaRS Centre

You're invited! On Tuesday, March 17th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm, SLA-TSG will be hosting a tour of the MaRS Centre at 101 College Street. Come learn more about the MaRS Centre within the Toronto's Discovery District!

The tour will be led by information specialists at MaRS who are cross-appointed with the Gerstein Science Information Centre of the University of Toronto Libraries. The session will provide an introduction to the MaRS Centre as a venue and incubator space, as well as the range of programs and events hosted at MaRS, including the Market Intelligence services.

To register, email us at Space is limited, so register early!

Monday, March 2, 2015

SLA-TSG Presents: A Workshop on Coping Professionally in the Workplace

Update: We're sorry to announce that this workshop has been cancelled. Thank you to everyone that registered, and that joined us for our other workshops this year!

You're invited! On Wednesday, March 11th at 4:30pm to 5:30pm in Bissell Room 307Ulla de Stricker will present a workshop on how to deal professionally and personally with tough situations in the workplace. Come to this workshop to better prepare yourself for the next time you have one of those days where everything goes wrong.

To register for this workshop, email us at