SLIM Names to Know: Roger Greer

Born in a town of less than 300 in southeastern Minnesota, Roger Greer had not envisioned a life as a leader in the field of LIS, but like many of us, he happened into the profession. As a child, Roger enjoyed a rural lifestyle, working on his family’s farm and attending school with a class … Continue reading SLIM Names to Know: Roger Greer

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SLIM Names to Know: Willis H Kerr

View our previous SLIM Names to Know Article: Elsie Pine 2017 is the 115th anniversary of SLIM, right? That is what the banner says. But really, it depends on your definition of “anniversary.” Do you mean the 115th year passed since the first library course? Then, sure, it is the 115th anniversary. But what about the … Continue reading SLIM Names to Know: Willis H Kerr

Emporia State SCALA 2017-2018 Elections Nominees

What follows is the list of candidates for all open SCALA positions this academic year! You will find an image of the candidate, a brief introduction and explanation of why they would like to serve, and a list of the positions at which they are seeking appointment. Our election this year is one of the … Continue reading Emporia State SCALA 2017-2018 Elections Nominees

SCALA Independence, MO Library Tour – Summer 2017

SCALA took five students to Independence, Missouri on July 22nd, 2017.  The tour included the Mid-Continent Public Library, Midwest Genealogy Center, and the Harry S. Truman Library & Museum. Tour Reflection by Andrew Schafer       Our first stop was the North Independence branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library. Housing the largest print reference collection … Continue reading SCALA Independence, MO Library Tour – Summer 2017