‘He or She Who Learns, Leads’

Ready to fail at your job, embarrass yourself in front of your manager, and show that you aren’t ready to take that next step in your career? Erika Andersen thinks […] Read More »

Thinking with Your Whole Brain

Are you left brain, right brain, or whole brain? Yes, there is such a thing as “whole brain,” at least according to Donald Marinelli, co-founder of the Entertainment Technology Center […] Read More »

What Happens in Vegas Becomes a Poster Session

How is a Las Vegas casino like a national park, and what can a park ranger teach a college student about business information literacy skills? These questions may seem like […] Read More »

Newton’s First Law of Librarians

Information doesn’t sit still, so why should librarians? And once a librarian is in motion, should she stay in motion? That’s the question Joy Painter and her fellow librarians at […] Read More »

Be Your Own Boss—Even if You Report to Someone Else

Does the word “entrepreneur” ever enter your mind when you reflect upon what you do professionally? In a world where organizations often have a hard time identifying, clarifying, or even […] Read More »

Show Me the Money (and the Information)

Conducting and publishing high-quality research takes more than just good information—it also takes funding. Information professionals are known for their ability to find the former, but where can researchers go […] Read More »

Pearlstein and Matarazzo to Receive Dana Award

The Special Libraries Association will recognize the lifetime achievements of members Jim Matarazzo and Toby Pearlstein with its highest honor, the John Cotton Dana Award, at its 2016 Annual Conference […] Read More »

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 »

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