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Attending SLA 2011?

If you are, like me, attending the SLA Annual Conference in Philadelphia in June, you can use this button to let the world know:

by Catherine Lavallee-Welch [ Full Article ] April 28th, 2011 | Comments Off

Question #1: Nontraditional career paths

Candidates for the SLA Board of Directors will be asked to answer questions on the SLA Blog until election time. I’ve published my answer to Question #1 today. I’m copying it below. Catherine Lavallée-Welch- Candidate, Division Cabinet Chair-Elect – Question #1 What sort of advice would you give to professionals in their first library-related position [...]

by Catherine Lavallee-Welch [ Full Article ] April 21st, 2011 | Comments Off

Thompson Library wins architectural award

The William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library at Ohio State University, to which I referred to in my recent SLA Future Ready 365 blog post, just received the 2011 Library Building Award from the American Institute of Architects/ American Library Association. Kudos!

by Catherine Lavallee-Welch [ Full Article ] April 18th, 2011 | Comments Off

Ithaka S+R Library Survey 2010 Findings

I had promised myself I would read the Ithaka S+R Library 2010 survey findings this week-end, especially because of the results concerning the choice of e-book format over print, but that was not meant to be. I will still read it; however I also intend to listen in to the planned free webinars for the [...]

by Catherine Lavallee-Welch [ Full Article ] April 11th, 2011 | Comments Off

The New Academic Library Building

Today, the SLA Future Ready 365 blog published the post I’ve prepared on the new academic library building. You can see it on the blog and I’m reproducing it below. Any SLA member can publish on the Future Ready 365 blog, simply send 250 words (or so) on how they are future ready to [email protected] [...]

by Catherine Lavallee-Welch [ Full Article ] April 4th, 2011 | Comments Off

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