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Noble Learning Resource Center Brownbag luncheon April 24th

Please join SLA-Georgia on Tuesday, April 24th, 11:30-12:30, for a brown bag luncheon at the Noble Learning Resource Center. https://www.shepherd.org/research/library

Shepherd Center’s library, the Noble Learning Resource Center (NLRC), is open to all patients, their family members and visitors, as well as to community members with questions related to Shepherd Center’s areas of expertise. An experienced librarian is available to help with medical research. The Center offers specialized information on spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, multiple sclerosis, post-polio and other neuromuscular disorders.  The library is funded by donations through the Shepherd Center Foundation.

The NLRC provides the following resources and services:

  • Access to consumer and clinical medical books, both hard copy and electronic. Books are available for check out to hospital staff and patients/families.
  • Access to medical databases. Employee access is provided through the intranet. Patients/families can use these databases on the library computers.
  • Contact the librarian to request a literature search, or if you need assistance in obtaining specific articles.
  • Computers in the library have access to the internet and are for patients/families.

To RSVP, please contact Dr. Clara R. Williams at claraw528@gmail.com or 404-797- 5730. Programs are free for SLA-Georgia members, students, and retirees; $5 for non-members (payable by cash or check).

Parking & Address:
Free parking is available in the Shepherd Parking deck.  The address is 2020 Peachtree Rd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30309.  We are also on the MARTA 110 bus line. There is a stop in front of the building.  More detailed directions are on our website: https://www.shepherd.org/about/location

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Reminder: RSVP by 4/6 for SLA-Georgia & SGA Networking & Tour at the Breman Museum April 10th

Join SLA-Georgia and SGA as we explore the Breman Museum’s new exhibition on display from the National Archives and Records Administration, Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage.

Please RSVP by Friday, April 6th, using the form here:
www.surveymonkey.com/r/53QM86C  

SLA & SGA members       $10
Non-members                   $15

The exhibition details the dramatic recovery of historic materials relating to the Jewish community in Iraq. Recovered from a flooded basement in Saddam Hussein’s intelligence headquarters, these materials have been painstakingly preserved by the National Archives. This exhibition tells the remarkable story of the Iraqi Jewish experience and provides a vivid and unparalleled record of Baghdad’s Jewish communal life from the end of the Ottoman era to the early 1970s. In both English and Arabic, the 2,000 square foot exhibition features 23 recovered original artifacts and a “behind the scenes” video of the preservation process. Participants will also get a unique behind-the-scenes tour of the museum’s library and archives by Jeremy Katz, Archives Director of the Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History at the Breman Museum.

Starting at 6:00pm, we’ll have time for food and networking with a selection of Middle Eastern cuisine from Dolce Catering. Exhibition and archives tours will begin at 6:30pm.

When:
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
6:00 – 8:00 pm
6:00pm Food and networking
6:30pm Tours begin

For directions, visit https://www.thebreman.org/Visit/Directions-Parking.
Museum parking is available in the gated lot off of 18th street (across from the Center for Puppetry Arts).Cost:

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Position Opening: Business Research Librarian – Eversheds Sutherland (Atlanta, GA)

The Business Research Librarian will work with the Library and Research Services team to provide business, industry and competitive intelligence research in support of attorneys and our Client Practice Group. This position will also support the legal research team as needed.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist business librarians with creation of in-depth company and industry reports.
  • Handle routine requests including executive biographies, basic company reports, litigation profiles, and conference attendee information.
  • Create and monitor news alerts on clients, companies, topics, and trends using appropriate online resources to support attorneys and Business Managers.
  • Assist with specific legal research requests and projects as assigned by business librarians, law librarians and/or Library Manager.
  • Assist in the evaluation and selection of business and news information resources.
  • Provide research on companies, industries, competitors, and individuals as requested by attorneys or members of CPD and synthesize this information into usable reports.
  • Provide back-up to the legal reference desk rotation, responding to requests from attorneys and staff on behalf of the department.
  • Maintain research statistics for the business research team.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as requested by the Library Manager.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Preferred Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science preferred
  • One to two years in a law firm or corporate library
  • Candidates must illustrate excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are required
  • Attention to detail, strong organization and time management skills
  • Computer skills with knowledge of and proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook are required
  • Familiarity with online news, business, legal and industry resources

 

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion within our Firm and in the larger legal profession. We believe that diverse skills, knowledge and viewpoints make us a stronger firm. Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP maintains a policy of affording all employees and applicants equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, ancestry, amnesty, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation will not be tolerated in any of the Firm’s offices or any other work-related setting. Qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a position or to enable them to perform the essential functions of a position for which they are otherwise qualified. EEO.

To apply, visit:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=SAB2&jobId=236768&lang=en_US&source=CC3

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SLA-Georgia & SGA Networking Night & Tour at the Breman Museum April 10th

Join SLA-Georgia and SGA as we explore the Breman Museum’s new exhibition on display from the National Archives and Records Administration, Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage.

The exhibition details the dramatic recovery of historic materials relating to the Jewish community in Iraq. Recovered from a flooded basement in Saddam Hussein’s intelligence headquarters, these materials have been painstakingly preserved by the National Archives. This exhibition tells the remarkable story of the Iraqi Jewish experience and provides a vivid and unparalleled record of Baghdad’s Jewish communal life from the end of the Ottoman era to the early 1970s. In both English and Arabic, the 2,000 square foot exhibition features 23 recovered original artifacts and a “behind the scenes” video of the preservation process. Participants will also get a unique behind-the-scenes tour of the museum’s library and archives by Jeremy Katz, Archives Director of the Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History at the Breman Museum.

Starting at 6:00pm, we’ll have time for food and networking with a selection of Middle Eastern cuisine from Dolce Catering. Exhibition and archives tours will begin at 6:30pm.

Please RSVP by Friday, April 6th, using the form here:
www.surveymonkey.com/r/53QM86C  

When:
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
6:00 – 8:00 pm
6:00pm Food and networking
6:30pm Tours beginWhere:
The Breman Museum
1440 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

For directions, visit https://www.thebreman.org/Visit/Directions-Parking.
Museum parking is available in the gated lot off of 18th street (across from the Center for Puppetry Arts).

Cost:
SLA & SGA members       $10
Non-members                   $15

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Georgia Capitol Museum March 16th Lunch and Learn

Please join the SLA-Georgia Chapter for a Brownbag Luncheon & Tour at the Capitol Museum on Friday, March 16 at 1:00 PM.

The Georgia Capitol Museum has existed since the Capitol’s construction finished in 1889.  At that time, the building also housed the State Library. The building was restored to its original form as far as practicable in the 1990s. We will tour the overall building, as well as discuss how the museum’s role has changed within the building. Additionally, we will discuss our relationship with the University of Georgia.

To RSVP, please contact Dr. Clara R. Williams at claraw528@gmail.com or 404-797- 5730. Programs are free for SLA-Georgia members, students, and retirees; $5 for non-members (payable by cash or check).

Please note all adults need a photo id to enter. Photo id may include your passport.

Address:
Georgia Capitol Museum
206 State Capitol
Atlanta, GA 30334

Transportation:
We recommend visitors use MARTA where possible, the Capitol is located across from the Georgia State Marta Station. All parking is paid parking and includes three public lots and limited street parking near the Capitol. We recommend the lot on Martin Luther King—33 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW.

 

 

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