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Webinar: Certificate of Advanced Study from the School of Library and Information Science
"Tune in here -- http://bit.ly/CASwebinar25April -- to find out how to apply, what the program involves, and how it can help you in your career. The School of Library and Information Science offers the Certificate of Advanced Study program for librarians already in the field to update and upgrade their professional skills. The programs are tailored to those who hold a master's degree in library and information science and are interested in expanding their professional skills."
watchthis  education  webinar  KentState  library_science 
april 2012 by cherylsadler
Kent State University online open house for Ph.D. in communication and information
Video presentation of Kent State University's online open house on its program for a Ph.D. in communication and information.
library_science  education  KentState 
november 2011 by cherylsadler
Robert Krulwich: Who Left A Tree, Then A Coffin In The Library?
"Last spring, Julie Johnstone, a librarian at the Scottish Poetry Library in Edinburgh, was wandering through a reading room when she saw, sitting alone on a random table, a little tree."

Neat story of anonymously made artwork appearing in a library.
library_science  readthis  fun 
november 2011 by cherylsadler
The Post-Library School “Gap” Year (or two or three)
Well, you did everything you were supposed to do. You researched schools, found the best fit. ... So, now what? You’ve got a head full of knowledge, the eagerness of a spring lamb and fingers just itching to process boxes and folders of documents, ephemera and other archival materials, just twitching to type up finding aids.
library_science  infopro  readthis 
november 2011 by cherylsadler
A librarian for news
A news orga­ni­za­tion is not unlike a library in many ways. It is an infor­ma­tion fun house. The sheer quan­tity and qual­ity of infor­ma­tion con­tained in the archives of a major news orga­ni­za­tion is stag­ger­ing. What’s miss­ing, though, is a guide who can help us nav­i­gate all of this data.
library_science  infopro  news  media  journalism  readthis 
november 2011 by cherylsadler
Library 2.0: the future of libraries in the digital age
We are pleased to announce the Library 2.011 World-wide Virtual Conference, November 2 - 4, 2011. The conference will be held online, in multiple time zones over the course of two days, will be free to attend, and will all be recorded!
library_science  education  infopro 
october 2011 by cherylsadler
In Praise of the News Librarian
A valued colleague named Susan Radlauer has been promoted to director of research services at FORBES, which gives me a “peg” to go on a bit about her and the importance of what she does for our editorial operation.
library_science  infopro  readthis  journalism 
august 2011 by cherylsadler
At the crossroads of journalists and librarians, we find community engagement
The basic idea is that these groups of people share a common mission of improving their communities through information. Say all you want about journalistic cynicism and profit-chasing. I believe most of the journalists I’ve had the pleasure to work with would say they got into the news biz because they feel like it’s a way of making the world a better place, whether they’re doing that by improving democracy or building connections through storytelling.
infopro  readthis  library_science  journalism 
june 2011 by cherylsadler
Librarians: Masters of the info universe
Librarians, information specialists, knowledge managers or whatever title a librarian might have -- their skills are in high demand. And, though you might not know it, they are everywhere. And so in their honor during National Library Week, we enjoy the following tidbits of information.
library_science  readthis  infopro 
may 2011 by cherylsadler
CRL Report Describes Digital Newspaper Production
This report provides a vivid glimpse inside the workplaces that produce what – not long ago – we would have called newspapers. As digital news-gathering and production methods proliferate, and as digital avenues for distribution emerge, these workplaces are being transformed in profound ways, with electronic facsimiles and websites (and probably more) overtaking the paper format.
newspapers  industry  readthis  library_science  infopro 
may 2011 by cherylsadler
Library careers night video
Job Hunting in the Digital Age-Sharon Holderman Ohio State ATI Library Observations of a Veteran Job Hunter: Notes from Both Sides of the Desk-Julie Albert The Columbus Dispatch Library
KentState  education  watchthis  library_science 
may 2011 by cherylsadler
Baseball Guides Galore
Record books have been compiled on every game of skill and athletic endeavor that exists. Baseball, America's national game, is, of course, the most prominent because of its long history, the long season in which it is played, the endless flow of statistics, and the broad interest it affords.
library_science  baseball  sports  books  research 
april 2011 by cherylsadler
SLA Future Ready 360 Video
Why “what is the future of libraries” is a bad question, and a way to start an agenda.
watchthis  infopro  library_science 
march 2011 by cherylsadler
Are county historical societies dinosaurs?
There's no question that part of the problem is the current financial crisis affecting all non-profits. But the crisis revealed weaknesses that already existed. Every organization and every community is different, but here's a list of six factors that many have in common.
infopro  readthis  museums  library_science 
march 2011 by cherylsadler
The Permanent Collection May Not Be So Permanent
So even though all of the sales — with the exception of the historical society’s — are to be used to generate funds for future acquisitions, institutions that deaccession these days find themselves on the defensive.
readthis  museums  infopro  library_science 
march 2011 by cherylsadler
Library and Librarian Myths and Legends : the Truth behind the Stacks
Librarians have often been surrounded by mysteries, myths and legends. What is the truth about Librarians? Are they all-knowing godlike beings? Do books magically appear on shelves? Is the MLS a real degree? What about buns? These gems of corrective, collective wisdom are courtesy of the PubLib Listserve.
library_science  infopro  readthis 
march 2011 by cherylsadler
Librarian Kee Malesky Considers 'All Facts' For NPR
The venerable NPR librarian has been dubbed "the source of all human knowledge." She shares her fact-finding prowess with the world in a new book, All Facts Considered: The Essential Library Of Inessential Knowledge.
readthis  infopro  library_science  NPR 
march 2011 by cherylsadler
NPR: How Librarians Can Save The World
Say the word "librarian," and most people conjure up a frumpy, bespectacled woman shushing people — Marion the Librarian. The image is outdated, Marilyn Johnson argues in her impassioned celebration of librarians and archivists, cleverly titled This Book Is Overdue. Johnson is a former magazine editor and the author of The Dead Beat: Lost Souls, Lucky Stiffs, and the Perverse Pleasures of Obituaries — another wittily titled appreciation of another underappreciated art. She is no stranger to research — and just how helpful a good librarian can be in navigating the overwhelming, "madly multiplying beast of exploding information."
infopro  library_science  books  NPR  readthis 
march 2011 by cherylsadler
Are libraries finished? Five arguments for and against
With more than 400 public libraries under threat of closure, the campaign to save them is gathering pace. But in an age of downloads, cheap books and easy online shopping, can this great British institution survive?
library_science  readthis  digital 
february 2011 by cherylsadler
Information Architecture presentation by Donna Spencer
Information architecture - what it is, why it's so important to do well and the major things to do and not to do.
* how people look for information and what they need to do with it when they find it
* different ways you can organize information and when they are suitable
* exactly how (processes) you can figure out the best ways to organize your content
* the tricky issue of what to call things
* other key IA tips
library_science  infopro  digital  webdesign  IA 
january 2011 by cherylsadler
Maadmob
Maadmob is a small Australian freelance agency specialising in web strategy, design and training. Maadmob is run by Donna Spencer, who has more than 8 years professional experience designing intranets, websites, web applications and business systems.
library_science  digital  infopro  IA 
january 2011 by cherylsadler
Does it Pay to Hire a Law Firm Librarian?
Although unsure about the value of a physical library, they favored having a librarian, noting that “finding essential information is more important than ever. When you live in a value free world, someone who finds the right information efficiently is really valuable.” While I would debate their assumption that all the resources lawyers need are available online, they are right to recognize that “the role of the librarian is becoming more critical as the volume of information in the world grows.”
library_science  infopro  readthis 
january 2011 by cherylsadler
SAA's I Found It In The Archives!
We ask all SAA members to join in a common effort in launching I Found It In The Archives!, reaching out to individuals who have found their records, families, heritage, and treasures through our collections. Ask your users, your friends, and people you've never met to share their stories of discovery. Set up a contest, select the best entries, and allow others in the online world to vote for their favorites. Your winner will join others in what will be a national competition next year. I Found It In The Archives! will culminate in August 2011 with a celebration of the people we serve, the history we preserve, and the significant contributions of archivists as we mark the milestone of SAA's 75th Anniversary.
library_science  archives  fun 
january 2011 by cherylsadler
Law and technology resources for legal professionals
LLRX.com is the premier free, independent, one person produced Web journal dedicated to providing legal, library, IT/IS, marketing and administrative professionals with the most up-to-date information on a wide range of Internet research and technology-related issues, applications, resources and tools. With more than 130,000 unique readers each month, LLRX is now in its 12th year of continuous publication, as a solo, independent enterprise.
library_science  law 
january 2011 by cherylsadler
Special Libraries Association News Division
Welcome to the Special Libraries Association News Division, an international organization for print, Web, and broadcast news librarians and news researchers, journalism and communications librarians, information professionals working with these materials, and others interested in the role information plays in quality journalism.
library_science  infopro  networking  news 
january 2011 by cherylsadler
Northeast Ohio Regional Library System
The Northeast Ohio Regional Library System (NEO-RLS) is a multi-type library consortium assisting member libraries to better meet the needs of their customers by creating opportunities to accomplish services and programs beyond individual capabilities and resources. NEO-RLS facilitates the work of member libraries through membership-driven services, professional development and responsible fiscal management.
library_science  education  infopro  networking 
january 2011 by cherylsadler
Preservation 101
This online course covers the preservation of paper collections and related formats. Learn how to identify deteriorated materials, how to properly care for collections, and how to set priorities for preservation.
education  library_science  infopro  free 
january 2011 by cherylsadler
SLA Webinar Replays
Click U Replays are 60- to 90-minute recordings from the Click University 2009 and 2010 Webinar program. They were recorded as they occurred to provide you with the complete experience of the original session.
education  library_science  infopro 
january 2011 by cherylsadler
Special Libraries Association
Website for the Special Libraries Association. Includes resources for information professionals.
library_science  infopro 
january 2011 by cherylsadler
Koha
Koha is the first open-source Integrated Library System (ILS). In use worldwide, its development is steered by a growing community of libraries collaborating to achieve their technology goals. Koha's impressive feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base.
cataloging  library_science  infopro 
january 2011 by cherylsadler
Evergreen open source library system
This is the project site for Evergreen, the highly-scalable software for libraries that helps library patrons find library materials, and helps libraries manage, catalog, and circulate those materials, no matter how large or complex the libraries.
cataloging  library_science  infopro 
january 2011 by cherylsadler
Finding aid for Thomas J. Stepwith Collection at Cleveland Public Library
The finding aid I created as part of my practicum project in the Special Collections Department at the Cleveland Public Library.
library_science  schoolwork  infopro  cleveland 
january 2011 by cherylsadler
Thomas J. Stepwith Collection on Flickr
A selection of photographs from the Thomas J. Stepwith Collection in the Special Collections Department at the Cleveland Public Library. I selected these photos from the collection as I was processing it, then scanned, posted, tagged and described the images to help share the collection with the public.
library_science  schoolwork  infopro  flickr  photos  cleveland 
january 2011 by cherylsadler
Thomas J. Stepwith Collection blog
A blog post I wrote about the Thomas J. Stepwith Collection in the Special Collections Department at the Cleveland Public Library. I processed the collection during a practicum study at the library during summer 2010.
library_science  infopro  schoolwork  cleveland 
january 2011 by cherylsadler
Future Ready 365
A blog from the Special Libraries Association focused on information professionals being prepared from the future. Posts come from special librarians and information professionals working in the field.
library_science  blog  infopro  tips 
january 2011 by cherylsadler
Miriam Kahn websites and bibliographies
Links for library issues (preservation and disaster response), research (government documents and resources, local history and genealogy, library topics), and website design, development and maintenance. Created and maintained by Miriam Kahn.
library_science  govdocs  links 
january 2011 by cherylsadler
School of Library and Information Science at Kent State University
Website for the School of Library and Information Science at Kent State University
education  library_science 
january 2011 by cherylsadler

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