What’s Your Library’s Identity?

Imagine your library or information center as a creative hub for your users. As a search command center. As a sharing platform. As an income generator. The January-February 2015 issue […] Read More »

Hackfests: Helping Keep Libraries Relevant

“Can embedding a library hackfest into a first-year computer science course be an effective method to provide information literacy instruction and advocate open access?” With that question, Sarah Shujah began […] Read More »

Read the latest Information Outlook!

In October 2008, a radar telescope belonging to Ukraine’s national space agency sent a high-powered radio signal toward Gliese 581 c, an extrasolar planet thought capable of supporting life. The […] Read More »

What Will the Future Feel Like?

Many libraries and information centers are dispensing with printed materials in favor of online resources, but that doesn’t mean they can no longer offer a tangible, tactile experience to their […] Read More »

Read the 2014 Contributed Papers!

How do journalists verify the information they get through social media, and what role can information professionals play in this process? Can embedding a library hackfest into a first-year computer […] Read More »

Read the May-June Information Outlook

Big data. Is it just the latest tech fad, or will it become a permanent fixture in organizations seeking to learn more about their customers and refine their business processes? […] Read More »

Connecting People: Read the Latest Information Outlook

Big data. The Internet of things. Smartphones. Tablets. Apps. Social media. BYOD. Cloud computing. Gamification. MOOCs. Today’s global knowledge economy prizes information and especially tools that can find, use and […] Read More »

Librarians: The Link between Students and Graduation?

With the economy still stumbling and many college graduates unable to find meaningful employment, colleges and universities are facing growing pressure on several fronts: to keep costs affordable, to justify […] Read More »

Share What You Know: Write for Information Outlook

Should information professionals be involved in making decisions about what data gets collected and how it is curated? What special or unique challenges does the library and information profession pose […] Read More »

Sept.-Oct. Information Outlook: Creating Value through Research Collaboration

The September-October issue of Information Outlook is now available to SLA members. Not an SLA member? Now is the perfect time to learn about our member benefits. Why you should read this issue Learn how information […] Read More »

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