SLA Provides a ‘Support System’ for Young Librarians

This is the fifth in a five-part series of blog posts about four recent recipients of the SLA Philadelphia Chapter’s Knower Fund Travel Award. The first post described the Knower […] Read More »

Learning to Lead: Another Benefit of SLA Membership

This is the fourth in a five-part series of blog posts about four recent recipients of the SLA Philadelphia Chapter’s Knower Fund Travel Award. The first post described the Knower […] Read More »

‘We Really Are a Community that Helps Each Other’

Stefanie Maclin-Hurd had never set foot in Pittsburgh when she agreed to take a job there after living in Boston for 15 years. But she already had an advance team […] Read More »

Member Insights: Southeast Chapters

As I continue my Member Insights Series, I head to the southeastern United States. The chapters in this region include Alabama, Florida & Caribbean, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana/Southern Mississippi, Mid-South, North […] Read More »

SLA Membership Connects Students with Jobs

This is the third in a five-part series of blog posts about four recent recipients of the SLA Philadelphia Chapter’s Knower Fund Travel Award. The first post described the Knower […] Read More »

Using New Technologies to Alter Industry Dynamics

What position do libraries occupy in the information food chain? Are they defenseless prey for vendors and manufacturers of information resources and tools? Are they followers of the herd, constantly […] Read More »

Broadening Opportunities, Confirming Career Paths

This is the second in a five-part series of blog posts about four recent recipients of the SLA Philadelphia Chapter’s Knower Fund Travel Award. The first post described the Knower […] Read More »

Is Your Library Mobile-Friendly?

Ever wonder what people are looking at on their smartphones as they walk down the street or wait at stoplights? It’s probably not their library or information center. That’s the […] Read More »

Paying it Forward: The Beverly M. Knower Fund

This is the first in a five-part series of blog posts about four recent recipients of the SLA Philadelphia Chapter’s Knower Fund Travel Award. The posts will explore the early-career […] Read More »

In Memoriam: Eugene Garfield

Eugene Garfield, a former member of SLA who is considered the father of citation analysis and bibliometrics, died February 26 at the age of 91. Dr. Garfield studied chemistry as […] Read More »

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