‘SLA Helped Me Gain Confidence in My Skills’

Catherine Lavallée-Welch has moved across the Atlantic Ocean (twice), worked in three different countries on two continents, and started an academic library from scratch. But odds are she never underwent […] Read More »

A Map to Helping Business Students Conduct Research

Unlike a business or organization that retains most of its workers from year to year, a college or university turns over roughly a quarter or more of its students every […] Read More »

A Web of Shared Experiences and Relationships

I need to conduct a cost-benefit analysis of my company’s information center, but I’m not sure which methodology to use or what results to expect. Can anyone recommend a free, […] Read More »

If You Knew Google Like They Know Google

Some librarians go to great lengths to connect with their customers. They add coffee bars and phone charging stations to their libraries to attract users, develop a “brand” for their […] Read More »

Enhancing Your Remote Support Options

One person can’t be in two places at the same time, but two or more people in separate locations (and the information they need to do their work) can be […] Read More »

Exploring the Practice of Librarianship

Ask a roomful of librarians why they entered the profession, and they’re likely to tell you they enjoy developing and managing strategic plans. Or they’ll say they always wanted a […] Read More »

Not All Emergencies are Created Equal

Think you’re prepared for an emergency—an earthquake or tornado, say, or a “live shooter” situation? Librarians at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand, probably thought they were prepared […] Read More »

Volunteering with SLA Benefits You as Well

Give back. Help others. Make a difference. Influence change. Strengthen your community. These are all wonderful reasons to respond to SLA President-elect Dee Magnoni’s recent call for volunteers, but they […] Read More »

Now Welcoming Proposals for SLA 2017 Annual Conference

SLA is pleased to extend its request for SLA 2017 Annual Conference proposals to all SLA members—not just unit planners, as was previously the case. SLA and the Annual Conference […] Read More »

Welcome SLA’s 2018 President, Roberto Sarmiento!

Roberto Sarmiento, head of the Transportation Library and acting director of the Distinctive Collections Workgroup at Northwestern University, was elected by SLA members to serve as the association’s president in […] Read More »

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