Welcome to the VLA College and Special Libraries Section!

The College and Special Libraries (C&SL) Section welcomes VLA members working in college, university, and post-secondary trade school libraries, as well as the libraries of businesses and corporations. Our goal is to support excellent service to all our patrons by sharing our ideas and resources. We have a minimum of one workshop a year, and make sure the annual Vermont Library Conference includes workshops relevant to our concerns.

The Health Information Round Table (VLA-HIRT), a part of the College & Special Libraries section, is a library group founded to discuss health-related information and services in Vermont’s public, academic and hospital Libraries, and to meet and network to identify topics, collaborations and needed resources.

Contact Us

C&SL President:
Emily Crist
Champlain College Library
95 Summit Street
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 651-5827
ecrist@champlain.edu

C&SL Vice-President:
Christie Silkotch
Bailey/Howe Library
University of Vermont
538 Main Street
Burlington, VT 05405
802-656-8130
christine.silkotch@uvm.edu

HIRT:
Jane Kearns
Hartness Library
Vermont Tech & CCV
Main Street
Randolph Center, VT 05061
(802) 728-1231
jkearns@vtc.edu

Lauren Olewnik
Instruction & Reference Librarian
Calvin Coolidge Library
Castleton University
Castleton, VT 05735
(802) 468-6419
lauren.olewnik@castleton.edu

 

Recent and Upcoming Events:

Registration is Open!

People at the Center: User-Focused Librarianship

2018 VLA College & Special Libraries Section Fall Program

November 9, 2018

Vermont Technical College

Randolph Center, VT

Please consider joining us for a fun day of learning and networking.

The full program is available here. Check out the schedule and registration site for more information.

Registration is open through November 1, 2018 at the following URL:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-college-special-libraries-section-fall-program-tickets-50706147452

Please contact the co-chairs with any questions!

Emily Crist (ecrist@champlain.edu)

Christie Silkotch (christie.silkotch@uvm.edu)

VLA CSL Letter to NEASC-CIHE Concerning Revised Standards

On October 21, 2015, VLA College & Special Libraries President Laura Crain, Vice-President Bethany Dietrich, and VLA President Virgil Fuller drafted a letter to the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC-CIHE) concerning the August 2015 Draft NEASC Standards for Accreditation.

Vermont Library Association College & Special Libraries Section Letter to the England Association of Schools and Colleges Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC-CIHE) Regarding the Revised Standards Draft 2015

Stay Connected

The VTCSL listserv is the official distribution list for the VLA College & Special Libraries section. VLA Membership is not required to join this list, but strongly encouraged! To subscribe send a message to listserv@list.uvm.edu with the message Subscribe vtcsl first last (replace first with your first name and last with your last name). If you have questions or difficulty subscribing or unsubscribing, contact Daisy Benson at: daisy.benson@uvm.edu

The VLA-HIRT listserv is the official distribution list for the Health Information Round Table, a part of the College & Special Libraries section (anyone is welcome to join). VLA Membership is not required to join this list, but strongly encouraged! To subscribe, email gatwood@uvm.edu. You will receive an invitation and, when you accept the invitation, instructions for interacting with the list.

Join the VLA-HIRT Facebook Group to keep on top of their events and discussions!

Past Programs

2015 – What’s New Under The Sun

2014 – Let’s Talk About the Web

2014 – Evidence-Based Practice: What All Librarians Need to Know About Health Information