How has involvement with SLA over the years helped you grow professionally and personally? Tony Landolt, Candidate for Director.

Groucho Marx once said, “I don’t want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member.” When I joined SLA over 20 years ago, this was the […] Read More »

SLA: An International Community – Jill Strand, Candidate for President-Elect

Although most of our membership is in North America, SLA members hail from 50-plus countries.  Each year at the annual conference I am amazed that colleagues from India, Japan, Saudi […] Read More »

When did you first join SLA? what made you decide to join them and why do you still belong today? – Question1 for Division Cabinet Chair Candidates – Pam Enrici

I joined SLA over thirty years ago.  I was working as a cataloger and decided I wanted to do science/engineering reference.  The “old” San Andreas chapter held meeting very close […] Read More »

SLA is an international organization.How can SLA involve and reach out more to members outside North America? Question 5 Division Cabinet Chair Candidates, Pam Enrici

The first thing I would do would be to talk to members from the various international chapters and find out why they joined and stay in SLA.  Then, if possible, […] Read More »

What sort of advices would you give to professionals, both newly minted and more seasoned professionals, who might be interested in non-traditional career paths? Question 3 Division Cabinet Chair Candidates, Pam Enrici

If you are looking at a non-traditional path, there is not one exact way to do.  The following are what I consider common sense suggestions on how to look for […] Read More »

What sort of advice would you give to professionals, both newly minted and more seasoned? Tony Landolt, Candiate for Director

Network, network and keep focus on learning!  Hello, my name is Tony Landolt and I am running for the position of Director.  Over the past 20+ years that I have […] Read More »

Question 5: How can SLA involve and reach out more to members outside North America? Moy McIntosh, Candidate for Director

I think many of us don’t know how other chapters work let alone the international chapters. Do they meet monthly, weekly, yearly, do they focus on the educational or bring […] Read More »

#SLAtalk Roundup! Q & A with 2014 SLA President-Elect Candidates

With the SLA Board of Directors election opening on September 4th, we were thrilled to open the #SLAtalk twitter chat series to a Q & A session with our 2 […] Read More »

Prepare Yourself for the Knowledge Development/ Knowledge Sharing Framework Your Management Is Asking For

From guest blogger Guy St. Clair, subject matter expert and lecturer for Columbia University’s Information and Knowledge Strategy master’s program, and president, SMR International.  Guy is an instructor for the […] Read More »

As an International Association, How is SLA Meeting Your Needs? – Leslie Reynolds, Candidate for President-Elect

Those of you outside of North America: how is SLA meeting your needs and what more could the Association do to help you thrive as an information professional?   We […] Read More »

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