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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »