Robots at the Help Desk?

What should information professionals make of the recent report predicting that robots will soon become as commonplace as the Internet? Or the news of the first successful test of a […] Read More »

White House issues Executive Order on Open Data

On May 9th, the White House issued an Executive Order making Open Data the default policy of the Federal Government. Under the terms of the Executive Order and a new Open […] Read More »

SLA Award Recipient Spotlight: Dan Trefethen to Receive John Cotton Dana Award

As part of the 2013 SLA Awards & Honors program (which culminates on-stage on June 9th in San Diego), we’ll be detailing a few of the many accomplishments and contributions of SLA […] Read More »

SLA 2013: Politics, Pregnancy, and a Panel Presentation

In the New York Times, pollster Nate Silver makes incredibly accurate predictions about the 2012 U.S. presidential election. A thousand miles away, in Minneapolis, Target sends coupons for free diapers […] Read More »

Does Your Professional Future Include KM and Knowledge Services?

From guest blogger Dale Stanley, director of literature resources, Gilead Sciences, and senior consultant, SMR International. He is an instructor for the KM/Knowledge Services Certificate program offered by SLA in […] Read More »

Coming to SLA 2013? Make a Plan

This is a guest post by SLA member and soon-to-be honored SLA Fellow, Dennie Heye. To get the most out of the SLA Annual Conference, I strongly suggest you see […] Read More »

Add a Spotlight Session to Your SLA 2013 Schedule

Have you thought about attending a Spotlight Session in San Diego at SLA 2013? A list of the Monday Spotlight Sessions is below.  Read more about the Sunday Spotlight Sessions […] Read More »

Why I joined SLA or Why I never thought I’d be a librarian – James King, Chapter Cabinet Chair candidate

As a Navy “brat” from birth, I learned adaptability and flexibility following my dad from base-to-base-to-base. In college, I decided to venture into the new field of computer graphics and opted […] Read More »

When did you first join SLA? What made you decide to join then, and why do you still belong today? Tony Landolt, Candiate for Director

      I first joined the San Francisco chapter of SLA in the early 90’s in order to network.   I initially joined to make business contacts.  I soon found […] Read More »

Meet SLA’s 2014 Board of Directors candidates

Leading up to the election this fall (autumn or spring depending on which part of the world you’re in) there will be a variety of opportunities to get to know […] Read More »

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