2011 Rising Stars and Fellows Nominations Are Open

Have any of your colleagues made longstanding and valuable contributions to SLA? Do you know someone that's on the "up and up" in the library field? Or maybe you see […] Read More »

Your 15 Minutes of Fame

Have you ever conducted a needs assessment to identify the needs of your staff, then used the results to develop a plan to improve service delivery? Ever attempted to integrate information literacy skills into a […] Read More »

Congratulations to the 2010 SLA Student Group Merit Award Winners!

The SLA Student and Academic Affairs Advisory Council (SAAAC) annually recognizes and honors those SLA student groups who demonstrate outstanding leadership, provide innovative programming, and display creative use of electronic […] Read More »

Call for Nominations: 2011 Rising Stars and Fellows of SLA

It is that time of year again….  Nominations for the 2011 Class of Rising Stars and Fellows are now open! Time to start thinking about which of your SLA friends […] Read More »

The Young … er, New Kids on the Block

In 1988, a retired minister named Robert Fulghum became a minor celebrity of sorts when his book of essays, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, made the New […] Read More »

Knowledge Management Division’s New Records Management (RM) Section

SLA Division Cabinet Chairs (Past Division Cabinet Chair Tom Rink, Division Cabinet Chair-Elect Mary Ellen Bates, and Division Cabinet Chair Ann Sweeney) announce the approved formation of the Records Management […] Read More »

Brent Mai – Candidate for President-Elect – Question #2. What advice would you give someone in their 20’s just entering the profession about how to find and keep a fabulous job as a special librarian or information professional?

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates that the employment of librarians is expected to grow 8 percent over the next decade as private corporations, nonprofit organizations, and consulting firms […] Read More »

Annual Business Meeting Videos on SLA-TV

If you are interested in watching the 2010 Annual Membership Meeting, held in New Orleans on June 16 during the Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO, the whole meeting is available for […] Read More »

Nerida Hart – Candidate for Director – What advise would you give someone in their 20’s just entering the profession about how to find and keep a fabulous job as a special librarian or information professional?

My first advice – network, learn, network even more. Then be flexible in your approach – being a librarian is not about following the rules. You will need to be […] Read More »

James E. Manasco-Candidate for Chapter Cabinet Chair-Elect-Question #2: What advice would you give someone in their 20’s just entering the profession about how to find and keep a fabulous job as a special librarian or information professional?

When searching for that first job, be ready to relocate, especially if you live near a library school.  Embody self-confidence.  Don't be afraid to develop and demonstrate creativity and initiative.  […] Read More »

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