Take the Wheel and Help Drive Your Organization

Drivers—or, increasingly, the lack of them—are all the rage these days. Over the past five years, two ride-sharing services, Uber and Lyft, have upended the roughly $100 billion global taxicab […] Read More »

‘SLA Helped Me Gain Confidence in My Skills’

Catherine Lavallée-Welch has moved across the Atlantic Ocean (twice), worked in three different countries on two continents, and started an academic library from scratch. But odds are she never underwent […] Read More »

A Map to Helping Business Students Conduct Research

Unlike a business or organization that retains most of its workers from year to year, a college or university turns over roughly a quarter or more of its students every […] Read More »

If You Knew Google Like They Know Google

Some librarians go to great lengths to connect with their customers. They add coffee bars and phone charging stations to their libraries to attract users, develop a “brand” for their […] Read More »

Enhancing Your Remote Support Options

One person can’t be in two places at the same time, but two or more people in separate locations (and the information they need to do their work) can be […] Read More »

Exploring the Practice of Librarianship

Ask a roomful of librarians why they entered the profession, and they’re likely to tell you they enjoy developing and managing strategic plans. Or they’ll say they always wanted a […] Read More »

Connecting Researchers with Information—and Money

Good research takes more than just inspiration, information, and perspiration—it also takes capitalization (aka money). Finding sources of funding has long been one of the most challenging steps in the […] Read More »

Beyond Search: Acquire, Embed, and Organize

Imagine you’re working on a project and you need a resource from your organization’s library. You visit the library’s Website and begin typing the name of the resource into the […] Read More »

Commercialization: A ‘Game Changer’ for Librarians?

The time-honored image of the lonely inventor hunched over a desk in his laboratory or workshop is giving way to a much different picture of innovation, that of a team […] Read More »

A Fast-Food Lesson in Teaching Students to Use Library Resources

Should the Shake Shack restaurant chain open a location in College Station, Texas? Researching that question helped business students at Texas A&M University learn how to use library resources—and also […] Read More »

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