Facing the Future Together: My Visit to the Asia Chapter

SLA’s Asia Chapter represents a number of countries, and recently I was able to visit India, where I had the opportunity to speak at a workshop and a conference as well […] Read More »

2017 Fellows Reflect Breadth of Special Librarianship

Look at any class of SLA Fellows and you’ll see a group of active, mid-career SLA members being recognized for their past, present, and future service to the association and […] Read More »

Paths Not Often Taken Lead Dority to ‘Rosie’

“Select the person with the best possible qualifications and experience,” wrote Rose Vormelker in 1952. She was writing about establishing a special librarianship function within a public library, but she […] Read More »

The Solo Librarian: Alone, but at Home in SLA

Maybe Jesse White should have been a librarian. From 1967 to 1988, White was “the loneliest man in the world,” aka the Maytag repairman. Sitting in his repair shop in […] Read More »

Using Offshore Teams to Enhance Onsite Research

All research requests are not created equal. Some require a deep understanding of an organization’s history and business operations, or detailed knowledge of a specific topic or discipline; others can […] Read More »

Already Rising to the Occasion: 2017 Rising Stars

Though the first several years in a new profession often present many valuable on-the-job and extracurricular opportunities for professional development and growth as a leader, new professionals don’t always take […] Read More »

Sculpture Face-Off Puts Focus on Moral Rights

When is a bull no longer a symbol of prosperity and strength? When a statue of a young girl, standing in a defiant, hands-on-hips pose, is placed a few feet […] Read More »

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