#SLAtalk: Beyond Borders: Connect and Collaborate Internationally
Using Twitter, our two groups will explore the challenges and opportunities when it comes to working as an info pro as well as networking with others in our profession across geographic and cultural boundaries.
Use both hashtags of #SLAtalk and #UKlibchat for our conversation.
Tuesday, 3 December from 18.30-20.30 GMT (1:30 pm – 3:30 pm EST)
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Important information unique to this session:
- The first hour (18.30-19.30 GMT) will be in the style of #SLAtalk. Check out How to #SLAtalk and the latest #SLAtalk Roundups, as well as #SLAtalk explained via PowToon.
- The second hour (19.30-20.30 GMT) will be in the style of #UKlibchat. See http://uklibchat.wordpress.com/ for full details, and add your own question ideas here.
Q1 – [18.30-18.45] – What tools or technologies do you use to assist you in today’s global workplace? Describe a success story and share the impact of the project.
Q2 – [18.45-19.00] – Have you successfully performed research using another country’s resources or researched in another language?
Q3 – [19.00-19.15] – Share a challenge caused by working beyond your own borders, and how you overcame it.
Q4 – [19.15-19.30] – What skills do you think make you more successful in working and collaborating in a multinational environment? How can you better network beyond your borders?
The questions after 19.30 are up to you; head over to the #UKlibchat agenda doc to tell us what you’d like to talk about!
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After this #SLAtalk and #UKLibChat, check out Understanding Diversity and the Culture of Inclusiveness: Why it Matters for our Profession and the Future of SLA on December 10th, 1:00 EST. This Webinar is presented by SLA’s Diversity & Leadership Development Program Committee.