#SLAtalk: Live and Learn!

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. – Mahatma Gandhi

It’s the “Back to School” edition of #SLAtalk! Whether you are currently a library school student or an experienced info pro, continuing education and professional development are crucial for a successful career. We’re thrilled to be joining forces with our friends at INALJ.com to bring you an hour-long Twitter chat about learning and keeping your skills sharp. Don’t be too cool for school, join us for #SLAtalk and be voted “Most Likely to Succeed!”

Monday, September 22
Session 1 – 3:00 p.m. ET (use hashtag #SLAtalk)
Session 2 – 9:00 p.m. ET (use hashtag #INALJchat)
What time is that where you are?

► New to Twitter chats? Take a look at “How to #SLAtalk”
► Follow @SLAhq and @INALJchat and use hashtag #SLAtalk to be a part of the conversation!

Q1 (first 15 minutes): If you’re a current MLIS student, which courses are you most excited about this term? If you’re out of school, which courses do you think helped you the most with your job or career?

Q2 (second 15 minutes): Whether you’re attending a conference or Webinar, which professional development topics do you consider vital for your continuing education? Which topics are yesterday’s news? What isn’t being covered that you’d like to see?

Q3 (third 15 minutes): Do you feel that library school prepares (or prepared) you for the working world? What are library schools doing to connect students with jobs? What can they do better?

Q4 (final 15 minutes): How do you see library/info science education programs changing? How do you think library education programs could improve?

Follow @SLAhq and @INALJchat — and use hashtag #SLAtalk / #INALJchat to participate in the conversation. Can’t join us live on Twitter? Check the SLA Blog’s #SLAtalk category for the recap, which will be posted after the session.

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