Alignment Step 2: Actions You Can Take NOW to Increase Your Value in the Workplace

These simple action items will help you put to work the valuable findings of SLA’s Alignment Project.  Here is your second action item: 2.  Compare Strategies Start by obtaining a […] Read More »

Volunteer for 2010 Leadership Opportunities, Strengthen SLA for the Future

For the last two years, Presidents Stephen Abram and Gloria Zamora have used the volunteer database to allow all SLA members the opportunity to express their interests in serving the […] Read More »

When Names Change to Protect the Future

A timely article by New York Times Columnist, Mary Tripsas, addresses why organizations need to look at their brand and their name and adjust them if the market demands it.    "How a company responds […] Read More »

Why a Name Change is Worth the Risk Right Now

SLA was the first association I joined in library school, despite not having yet decided what kind of librarian – academic, corporate or other – I wanted to be.   To learn more […] Read More »

How a Name Change Could Spell Success

"I am not opposed to a name change. It may be necessary, but it will never be sufficient on its own. If we change our name and change nothing else, it […] Read More »


by Dan Trefethen I posted something to the Solo Librarians discussion list that got me thinking about commitment. It is true what they say, until you have made a commitment […] Read More »

SLA Alignment Project Chat in Second Life: Tomorrow!

Presented by Jill Strand , Libby Trudell, David Shumaker, Cara SchatzWhen: November 17 2009 – 5pm PT/SLTWhere: Info Island Auditorium, Second LifeSLURL: This session is in Second Life, please […] Read More »

Clarification and Perspective on Name Change by Ruth Wolfish

A few points to consider regarding the vote to change the name of SLA to Association for Strategic Knowledge Professionals Voting will take place today (16 November) through 9 December   […] Read More »

Stop Dancing with a ‘Default’ Name & Partner up with a New One! by Ty Webb

One hundred years ago, John Cotton Dana admitted that our name was chosen "in default of a better."  Even though we have talked about changing it ever since then, we […] Read More »

Vote YES on Association for Strategic Knowledge Professionals by Daniel Lee

The proposal to change our name has encouraged debate and deliberation in all corners of this association.  It has also forced us to focus our attention on the results of […] Read More »

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