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 »

Using Old Tools to Create New Opportunities

Advances in technology have opened doors to many new opportunities for librarians and information professionals. The rise of the Internet, for example, created roles for librarians as intranet managers and […] Read More »

What We Do, What We Know, and Why We Matter

In a 1964 case involving the screening of a controversial French film, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart memorably said of pornography, “I know it when I see it.” Thanks […] Read More »

Disaster Recovery: A Role for KM—and Librarians

Could your organization survive if its knowledge management function suddenly ceased to exist? Almost certainly. Could it survive if a natural or man-made disaster wiped out all of its intellectual […] Read More »

Engineering Better Writers—with Help from Librarians

There’s no shortage of engineering journals in the world—it’s a broad field, encompassing aerospace, civil, electrical, mechanical, and petroleum engineering, among others—but persuading engineering students to write for them can […] Read More »

Early Issues of Information Outlook Available Online

Librarians and researchers looking for articles and columns from early issues of Information Outlook need look no further than the Martin Luther King, Jr. Library at San Jose State University. […] Read More »

Give Them What They Need, Not What They Want

Answering a question with a question is considered rude by etiquette experts, and psychologists say it’s a good indication you’re lying. But if you’re a librarian, it may be the […] Read More »

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