SLA Sandbox: A Safe Place to Learn & Grow – Jill Strand, President-Elect Candidate

Minnesota Chapter members gathered to celebrate their 70th Anniversary this month, recognizing more than 20 past-presidents from the last 40 years.  It was great to hear stories from those who […] Read More »

Career advice for new and seasoned information professionals — Valerie Perry, Candidate for Director

Candidate Question #3: What sort of advice would you give to professionals, both newly minted and more seasoned professionals, who might be interested in non-traditional career paths? I am Valerie […] Read More »

Advice for Both Newly Minted & More Seasoned Professionals Who are Interested in Non-traditional Career Paths – Leslie Reynolds, Candidate for President-Elect

I’ve worked in a variety of positions in my career thus far:  engineering librarian, business & marketing librarian, manager of a fee-based research service, director of a management library, and […] Read More »

Career Advice for Librarians at Any Level – Jill Strand, Candidate for President-Elect

When I first enrolled in my MLIS program, I wasn’t really sure what kind of library would best suit my skills or interests.  Having grown up in a family of […] Read More »

Preparing for Tough Interview Questions: Tips from TRAK Records & Library

This guest SLA Blog post is by Raechel Clark-Welch and Maura Barnes, national recruiters for TRAK Records & Library. TRAK is the sponsor of the Career Connections program at the […] 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 »

#SLAtalk: Collaboration – Better…Stronger…Faster

col-lab-o-rate: to work jointly with others or together especially in an intellectual endeavor. In any profession, collaboration is key. In the information profession, it’s a driver of success and impact. […] Read More »

Participate in the SLA-Financial Times Study to Improve Professional Value

A common challenge information professionals face is measurement of sucess, value, or impact. There aren’t an agreed upon set of metrics which we all can rely on to tangibly measure value or […] Read More »

What Would You Tell Your Past MLIS-Student Self? #SLAtalk Roundup!

Thanks to the many participants we had in our second installment of #SLAtalk! We were thrilled to see new twitter handles in the mix, as well as current MLIS grad […] Read More »

#SLAtalk: What would you tell your past MLIS-student self?

Our second #SLAtalk will take place on Tuesday, April 9th, and will seek participation from new and veteran information professionals, as well as current students at graduate schools of library […] Read More »

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