Meet SLA’s Rising Stars for 2016!

SLA is recognizing four young information professionals—Kathryn Callon, Sarah Cook, Katherine Cuyler, and Raymond Pun—as 2016 Rising Stars. Rising Star Awards are presented annually to individuals with 1–5 years of […] Read More »

Philadelphia: Always Something New to See

Think you know Philadelphia? Guest blogger Angela Shepherd takes you on a walking tour of America’s birthplace and points out the best places to see and be seen while you’re […] Read More »

Help Fill SLA’s ‘Pool’ of Learning

If you’re looking for a Webinar, workshop, or session about some aspect of special librarianship, odds are good an SLA chapter or division is offering it. A recent review of […] Read More »

Taking Time to Ensure New Librarians Succeed

When does the hiring process start, and when does it end? The answer to the first part of the question is pretty clear, but the answer to the second part […] Read More »

The Most Dangerous Thing Organizations Do

Talk to any risk management expert, and you’ll get an earful about the many dangers that keep business leaders awake at night: Product liability claims. Acts of global terrorism. Intellectual […] Read More »

When Collections Lead to Connections

Libraries, museums, and archives each exist to protect and manage collections and provide access to them, but their practices and perspectives can differ widely. Even when they support the same […] Read More »

Unleash Your Inner Teacher!

Librarians go by dozens of different titles—knowledge analyst, research director, and shared services manager, to name just three. But no matter your title, you probably fill several roles that are […] Read More »

Former SLA Publication Finds a New Home

Special Libraries, which was published by the Special Libraries Association from 1910 until its replacement by Information Outlook in 1997, is now available online thanks to an arrangement between SLA […] Read More »

‘It’s Not about the Place . . . It’s about the Service’

Like the receptionists who sit at front desks and answer incoming telephone calls, librarians have become more scarce in businesses over the past several years. But Lois Ireland—who once programmed […] Read More »

A Heart for Research, a Head for Business

Though perhaps best known as the capital of Texas, Austin is increasingly becoming popular as a cultural destination, epitomized by the South by Southwest (SXSW) music and film festivals held […] Read More »

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