Do you speak New Orleans?

I suppose most cities have their own vocabulary, but thanks to its long and colorful history, New Orleans has more than most. Below are a few geographic terms that sometimes […] Read More »

SLA Staff “Spring for Alexandria” with Day of Service

On Friday April 30, several SLA HQ staff members participated in "Spring for Alexandria," a day of community service that draws more than 300 volunteers from the organizations and businesses […] Read More »

New Orleans, here we come!

I am so excited to be going back to New Orleans for SLA 2010!  I know what it means to miss New Orleans, where I lived for several years.  The […] Read More »

Does Information Lead to Knowledge?

Does more information make us smarter? Ask James Carville and Mary Matalin and you'll get (surprise!) two different answers. I recently asked the husband-and-wife political commentators, who will present the […] Read More »

James E. Manasco-Candidate for Chapter Cabinet Chair-Elect-Question #1 Imagine you have just finished your term on the SLA Board of Directors, what did you accomplish?

I ran for office to continue my service and dedication to SLA that began even before I served as Kentucky Chapter President and Sci-Tech Division Chair in 02/03.  My primary […] Read More »

The Wisdom of Librarians

What do librarians know that Google doesn't? True, Google doesn't know anything–it simply aggregates searches and feeds the results to the next person who comes along. Yet, every day, millions […] Read More »

Sara Tompson – Candidate for Director – Question #1 Imagine you have just finished your term on the SLA Board of Directors, what did you accomplish?

1. Fostered more collaboration and cooperation amongst members especially via Committees (hidden jewels) as well as Divisions. 2. Increased the visibility and impact of Committees.   Committees and Visibility…For the […] Read More »

Scott Brown – Candidate for Division Cabinet Chair-Elect – Question #1: Imagine you have just finished your term on the SLA Board of Directors, what did you accomplish?

Looking back on my term, I'm very pleased with the growing  level of connection among SLA Divisions. I have instituted new tools so that Divisions now have a variety of new […] Read More »

Jill Hurst-Wahl – Candidate for Director – Question #1 – Imagine you have just finished your term on the SLA Board of Directors, what did you accomplish?

My bio says I believe “technology can be used to make information more accessible, organizations more transparent, and people easier to find.”  At the end of my term, you will […] Read More »

David Stern – Candidate for President-Elect – Question #1 Imagine you have just finished your term on the SLA Board of Directors, what did you accomplish?

One key success measure would be developing stronger member awareness and involvement; particularly in activities which align our efforts with the important priorities of (1) providing continuing education for all […] Read More »

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