Flexibility and Supportive Instructor Make SLA’s Competitive Intelligence Program Stand Out

Had you been prescient and known that a pandemic was going to bring the world to a near-standstill for the next 15 months, what skill(s) would you have learned in […] Read More »


Making Work and Technology Work for Librarians

Recordings of the InfoTrends presentations are available in SLA’s Learning Hub. Working remotely, or commuting to and from the office. Speaking face to face, or communicating through a computer screen. […] Read More »


Work, Technology to Converge at InfoTrends 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many new changes and accelerated others that were already occurring, and nowhere has this been felt more acutely than at work. Jobs have been […] Read More »


Communities Offer Many Perspectives on Learning

A book club discussion about Ozan Varol’s Think Like a Rocket Scientist. An interactive training session on how to understand and use Robert’s Rules of Order. A panel discussion on […] Read More »


What Skills Are in Your 2021 Toolkit?

Which skills helped special librarians, competitive intelligence practitioners, and other information professionals get through 2020, and which ones will make a difference in 2021? Those two questions were the focus […] Read More »


Improve Your Intelligence Skills in 2021

Wondering what 2021 has in store for you? Make sure better intelligence skills are part of the answer by enrolling in one or more of SLA’s certificate courses in competitive […] Read More »


Learning Doesn’t Take a Holiday

It’s December, the time of year when thoughts turn to . . . competitive intelligence? On December 9, SLA’s Competitive Intelligence Community hosted an online presentation by Jim Miller, who […] Read More »


Virtual Format Makes Posters More Visible

Posters are the focal point of high school science fairs, but at professional conferences they sometimes are relegated to corners of exhibit halls, rooms at the end of hallways, or […] Read More »


‘An Educational Event Inside a Networking Event’

They talked about the technologies they were using to provide services during the COVID-19 pandemic and when they were planning to reopen their libraries. They described the 3D printing capabilities […] Read More »


Roundtable Shows Breadth of Reopening Concerns

Libraries and information centers have been spared some of the disruption that has plagued many other sectors of the economy—most information, unlike food or toilet paper, can be delivered electronically—but […] Read More »

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