Make the Most of Your Summer with SLA

Visiting interesting places. Getting together with friends. Recharging your mind. If these activities sound like your idea of a perfect summer, you’ll feel right at home in SLA. The highlight […] Read More »

Find Your Next Job through SLA’s Career Center

Looking for a library job in the Chicago area? AIM Specialty Health is hiring a knowledge services librarian, and Spencer Stuart, an executive search and consulting firm, is advertising for […] Read More »

Putting a Thousand Articles in Your Pocket

Remember when Steve Jobs said the Apple iPod would put 1,000 songs in your pocket? Angela McKane did—and she used a variation of that pitch to convince executives at BP […] Read More »

Posters Explore TinkerSpaces, Mapping, and More

Do college undergraduates have the research skills their professors expect them to have? What can libraries do to improve not just the academic health of students, but also their mental […] Read More »

SLA 2018: Practicing Leadership—and Exhibiting It

The opening general session of the SLA 2018 Annual Conference was part homecoming, part awards ceremony, and part keynote presentation, but the unifying thread running throughout the event was leadership—both […] Read More »

Bibliometrics: A Service, Not Just a Tool

Do you use bibliometrics just for counting citations and calculating the impact of research? Susan Makar (photo at left) and Amy Trost did, too—until some of their customers started asking […] Read More »

SLA to Honor Karen Reczek with Dana Award

Karen Reczek has been a member of SLA for almost 30 years and has been actively involved in the association in nearly all of them. On Monday, June 11, at […] Read More »

P.K. Jain to Enter SLA Hall of Fame

Founded in 1999, the SLA Asian Chapter quickly took root and became the association’s fastest-growing chapter in just 10 years. Much of the credit for that growth belongs to Praveen […] Read More »

Board Candidates Span Wide Range of Library Environments

Special librarians from the legal, academic, corporate, and government sectors will vie for four positions on the SLA Board of Directors, in an election to be conducted online in September. […] Read More »

SLA to Honor Cappoli for Enhancing Librarians’ Skills, Careers

Rose Vormelker began working in libraries at the age of 16, and when her distinguished career ended at age 67, she “retired” to Kent State University to educate future librarians—a […] Read More »

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