Among those great figures in the first half-century of the history of SLIM, the one who perhaps did the most to shape the program into what it is today was Carroll P. Baber. From earning accreditation for the library school, to laying the foundation for the Master’s of Library Science program, Baber played a role … Continue reading Carroll P. Baber
I am excited to present our 2017-2018 SCALA Officers: Clockwise, from top left: Danica White, Vice President; Emily Sanders, Alumni Relations Representative; Sara Schoenthaler, Treasurer; Brandon West, Secretary; Daniel Agbaji, Emporia First Year Representative; McKenzie Gulick, Events Coordinator; Andrew Schafer, Emporia Second Year Representative; Jeana Lawrence, Webmaster.
Some figures discussed in the Names to Know series are not valuable to be known for their contributions to SLIM so much as the story of their life or their impact on the profession. The subject of this edition is one such figure. Siegfried Ruschin attended the school of library science from 1958-60 and did … Continue reading Names to Know: Siegfried “Fred” Ruschin
Great Library School Instructor; Founder of SCALA It is very possible that you have gone through your entire time with SLIM and never heard of the name Elsie Pine. It isn’t remarkable that you haven’t? After all, Elsie retired from ESU’s School of Librarianship 70 years ago; she began working at ESU during the Great … Continue reading Names to Know: Who was Elsie Pine?
The purpose of this post is to highlight some exciting, educational, but, most importantly, affordable travel opportunities for library school students at SLIM. For each activity in this post, I’ll list the associated cost, learning opportunities, and approximate time to expect to spend. I took this trip from May 9-12 – three nights, four days … Continue reading Brady’s Big Adventure (aka Relatively Cheap, Educational Travel Ideas for this Summer)