In honor of the 60th Anniversary of the local Tennessee Valley Chapter (TVC) of the Special Libraries Association (SLA), International SLA President Deborah Hunt recently visited Tennessee. SLA is the global organization for innovative information professionals and their strategic partners, which has the mission of promoting and strengthening its members through learning, advocacy, and networking initiatives. September 13th Ms. Hunt made several stops at local information institutions, touring facilities and visiting with staff about issues facing libraries, information and knowledge managers.
Personnel of the Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) recently contributed to the Department of Energy's (DOE) "2013 Energy Pledge Campaign"! The 2013 Energy Pledge Campaign was part of DOE's efforts regarding the National Day of Service. Federal Agencies and Individuals joined together to make commitments to a wide range of causes, including energy conservation.
That is Choctaw for hello. My name is Erin Anderson and I am a tribal member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. I am an employee of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI), where one of my duties is to manage the DOE Green Energy product.
November is Native American Heritage Month and it has traditionally been a time set aside to recognize the contributions, sacrifices, cultural and historical legacy of the American Indian and Alaska Native peoples. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has supported efforts of Native American individual scientists and researchers, as well as tribal governments and educational institutions. Much science is being done in areas related to renewable energy, with particular focus on solar and wind power. These greener, more sustainable technologies and energy practices are making headway in Indian Country.
When I was a young girl, and someone asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would tell them that I wanted to work for the Federal Government.I had reached this conclusion because of my father, who was himself a third-generation federal employee.My father worked for the Soil Conserv