Unplanned, but Not Unprepared

Time was, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, and bankruptcies were concepts you studied in business school. Today, they’re actual things you live through—and a growing number of information professionals are experiencing […] Read More »

SLA Welcomes Members with Financial, Pharmaceutical Expertise into Hall of Fame

SLA will induct Bill Noorlander and Janet Weiss into its Hall of Fame at the opening session of the SLA 2016 Annual Conference and INFO-EXPO. Bill, a partner at BST […] Read More »

Putting the DIY in CI

The phrase “do it yourself” may conjure up bad memories of high school home economics or shop classes, but in recent years DIY culture has made a comeback thanks in […] Read More »

Real Talk from Real Taxonomists

So, you’re shopping for a taxonomy management system. You want to get some feedback from real customers. You want to know what systems they’ve implemented, what types of features and […] Read More »

SLA to Honor Chemistry Librarian for Teaching, Mentoring

Judith Currano, head of the Chemistry Library at the University of Pennsylvania, will receive the Rose L. Vormelker Award from SLA in recognition of her outstanding dedication to teaching and […] Read More »

Monsters and Museum Libraries: Enjoying a Rebirth

What does a prehistoric monster have to do with museum libraries and their relevance today? Plenty. By examining museum specimens, a natural history museum helped solve the case of the […] Read More »

SLA Announces 2016 Class of Fellows

Brandy King, Brent Mai, Valerie Perry, Stephen Phillips, and Cindy Romaine will join the ranks of SLA Fellows when they are honored at the opening session of the association’s 2016 […] Read More »

How do Special Libraries Compare with Uber?

Quick. Easy. Seamless. Simple. Words that come to mind when ordering a gift from Amazon.com or hailing a ride through Uber, but not necessarily when trying to find and use […] Read More »

Meet SLA’s Rising Stars for 2016!

SLA is recognizing four young information professionals—Kathryn Callon, Sarah Cook, Katherine Cuyler, and Raymond Pun—as 2016 Rising Stars. Rising Star Awards are presented annually to individuals with 1–5 years of […] Read More »

Philadelphia: Always Something New to See

Think you know Philadelphia? Guest blogger Angela Shepherd takes you on a walking tour of America’s birthplace and points out the best places to see and be seen while you’re […] Read More »

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