Takeaways from my Visit to the Georgia Chapter

In January, I attended ALA’s Midwinter meeting in Atlanta in my capacity as SLA president. I attended two events for library association and funding agency leaders where we discussed our […] Read More »

Member Insights: Northeast Chapters

SLA has an incredibly rich and diverse constituency. Members generally identify in two ways: by their geographic chapter and by their topical division. As I converse with and gather insights […] Read More »

Member Insights: 2017 SLA Board of Directors

I launched my 2017 communications on January 11 by introducing my presidential theme, “Experience SLA for Career Success,” and my blog series, Member Insights. During the year, I will reach out […] Read More »

New for 2017: SLA Member Insights Series

Welcome to a new year with SLA! I am honored to be this year’s president, and excited for the year ahead. I strongly believe in an association and a board […] Read More »

Not All Emergencies are Created Equal

Think you’re prepared for an emergency—an earthquake or tornado, say, or a “live shooter” situation? Librarians at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand, probably thought they were prepared […] Read More »

Volunteering with SLA Benefits You as Well

Give back. Help others. Make a difference. Influence change. Strengthen your community. These are all wonderful reasons to respond to SLA President-elect Dee Magnoni’s recent call for volunteers, but they […] Read More »

It’s ‘Back to School’ Time at Your SLA Chapter!

Want to learn more about copyright in Canada? The SLA Toronto Chapter has a one-day course for you. Interested in creating an engagement-centered library? The SLA San Diego Chapter is […] Read More »

Information Security Doesn’t Have to Be Intimidating

Do you know what an 0day is? How about 2FA? Worried about getting pwned? With words like breaches, hacks, and ransomware popping up more frequently in the news, worries about […] Read More »

Toolkit Helps Special Librarians Show Their Value

Define your purpose. Develop your unique selling proposition. Measure what you do. Tell a story. No, these aren’t lessons from All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, […] Read More »

Webinar to Explore Librarians’ Role in Disaster Preparedness

Note: This Webinar took place on October 22. To view the Webinar, click here. The impact that disasters such as Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Katrina can have on communities is […] Read More »

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