Tasks for Modern Info Pros: A Brief Review

In October 2013, SLA published The Evolving Value of Information Management, a report summarizing the results of research commissioned by SLA and the Financial Times. The report, which was based […] Read More »

What’s Your Leadership Story?

Psst … wanna’ hear a story? Most workplaces have someone who always has a good story to tell, be it about the latest office rumor, a former co-worker, a local […] Read More »

What is the current state of reference resources in libraries? (free whitepaper)

Guest blog post by Elisabeth Leonard, Executive Market Research Manager at SAGE and Former Reference Librarian. This post is a follow-up to SAGE’s SLA PartnerTalk (view the Webinar replay here). Last […] Read More »

2013: Adapting to Challenges, Adding New Benefits

Members of the SLA Community, Earlier this month, I traveled to Huntsville, Alabama, at the invitation of SLA’s Military Libraries Division to attend their 60th anniversary workshop and dinner. The […] Read More »

Building on the SLA & Financial Times Research Report (Download Today!)

The Evolving Value of Information Management is now available, and features commentary from both information professionals (providers) and senior executives who rely on information services (users). The research, conducted by […] Read More »

Judge OK’s Google Book Scanning Project

Like the “snippets” of text that Google makes available to facilitate online searching of books, yesterday’s ruling in the copyright infringement suit against the search engine operator provides tantalizing glimpses […] Read More »

Guest Post: Is “13” Really A Scary Number? If you’re a Knowledge Worker it is!!

This guest post is by Joe Kroog, Sr. Mgr, Product Marketing of IHS. IHS presented an SLA PartnerTalk on Wednesday, November 6th. Listen to the recording or learn more about […] Read More »

What info pros should be thinking about right now

Did you catch the Library 2.013 conference last week? “The Global Transformation of Libraries, LIS Education, and LIS Professionals,” the opening keynote by San José State’s Dr. Sandra Hirsh, outlined […] Read More »

Batteries, Bottled Water and Libraries

With the Northeast coast of the United States still recovering from Hurricane Sandy and Tropical Storm Karen expected to made landfall along the Gulf Coast on Saturday, disaster relief organizations […] Read More »

IFLA Trend Report Examines the Future of the Information Ecosystem

IFLA unveiled its Trend Report at the World Library and Information Summit in Singapore on August 19th. The report is based on a year’s worth of consultations with a broad range of […] Read More »

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