When Collections Lead to Connections

Libraries, museums, and archives each exist to protect and manage collections and provide access to them, but their practices and perspectives can differ widely. Even when they support the same […] Read More »

Unleash Your Inner Teacher!

Librarians go by dozens of different titles—knowledge analyst, research director, and shared services manager, to name just three. But no matter your title, you probably fill several roles that are […] Read More »

Former SLA Publication Finds a New Home

Special Libraries, which was published by the Special Libraries Association from 1910 until its replacement by Information Outlook in 1997, is now available online thanks to an arrangement between SLA […] Read More »

‘It’s Not about the Place . . . It’s about the Service’

Like the receptionists who sit at front desks and answer incoming telephone calls, librarians have become more scarce in businesses over the past several years. But Lois Ireland—who once programmed […] Read More »

A Heart for Research, a Head for Business

Though perhaps best known as the capital of Texas, Austin is increasingly becoming popular as a cultural destination, epitomized by the South by Southwest (SXSW) music and film festivals held […] Read More »

Training as a Marketing Tool

Do your organization’s employees know about the library or information center—the services it offers or the skills and expertise of its staff? Are they struggling to find information, unaware of […] Read More »

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