Category: SLA

  • Something…libraries…something:Neutrality is dead.

    Sophie Scholl flickr photo by jimforest shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) license I often lament that I never really use my undergraduate degree in History and German. Only now it seems like my decision to get a degree in what I joked was “Nazi Studies” (modern German history, literature, and culture could be reduced […]

  • Why I’m Still In SLA: Big tents and hive minds

    flickr photo shared by brizzle born and bred under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC-SA ) license I feel bad about using a pic of Teddies when I have always leant to the Mods, but I think this is a good pic of group cohesion and defiance. This week the results of the SLA elections were […]

  • SLA and its discontents: Disagreeing with grace

    flickr photo shared by wwarby under a Creative Commons ( BY ) license (I feel like this should be unnecessary, but let state for the record I want nothing but the best for SLA and its long term survival.) This week reminds me a football match that’s kind of ugly with little to show for […]

  • Thoughts on the Revised SLA Recommendations

    flickr photo shared by ierdnall under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license Nothing says “Friday afternoon in July” like an email from SLA about the Revised Recommendations and the proposed Roadmap for the Future of SLA. (You’ll need to login to access the documents.) So I read them and I’m still not really happy […]

  • Listen closely: Can we bridge communication gaps?

    flickr photo shared by lizkentleon under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC ) license Something I’ve been ruminating on for the past few weeks are communications issues I’ve been facing in my professional spheres where decorum and harmony matter quite a lot. One of the big issues with the SLA Recommendations Report was that it didn’t […]