‘I’m Really Grateful to Everyone I Met There’

You can do a lot with 140 characters. Just ask Siobhán McGuinness. “. . . [I]t was through Twitter that I really found my voice, and I found how comfortable […] Read More »

The Solo Librarian: Alone, but at Home in SLA

Maybe Jesse White should have been a librarian. From 1967 to 1988, White was “the loneliest man in the world,” aka the Maytag repairman. Sitting in his repair shop in […] Read More »

Using Offshore Teams to Enhance Onsite Research

All research requests are not created equal. Some require a deep understanding of an organization’s history and business operations, or detailed knowledge of a specific topic or discipline; others can […] Read More »

Sculpture Face-Off Puts Focus on Moral Rights

When is a bull no longer a symbol of prosperity and strength? When a statue of a young girl, standing in a defiant, hands-on-hips pose, is placed a few feet […] Read More »

‘We Really Are a Community that Helps Each Other’

Stefanie Maclin-Hurd had never set foot in Pittsburgh when she agreed to take a job there after living in Boston for 15 years. But she already had an advance team […] Read More »

Using New Technologies to Alter Industry Dynamics

What position do libraries occupy in the information food chain? Are they defenseless prey for vendors and manufacturers of information resources and tools? Are they followers of the herd, constantly […] Read More »

Is Your Library Mobile-Friendly?

Ever wonder what people are looking at on their smartphones as they walk down the street or wait at stoplights? It’s probably not their library or information center. That’s the […] Read More »

Making Information More Accessible

Stock quotes. Fashion advice. Driving directions. The latest blog posts from thought leaders. If you have a smartphone, you have 24/7 access to all of these, plus much more. And […] Read More »

‘Staying Connected is One of the Most Compelling Reasons’

Connecting people and information captures the essence of the library profession, so it seems only natural that SLA would use it as its tagline. For many special librarians, the appeal […] Read More »

Facilitating the Sharing of Websites

How many websites does the average person visit on a given day? A survey of citizens in 71 countries by Zenith OptiMedia found that Internet consumption averaged 110 minutes daily […] Read More »

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