Siegfried “Fred” Ruschin

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 Siegfried “Fred” Ruschin

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

Summer ’17 Interview & Resume Workshop Recap

This summer, SCALA hosted our annual Interview & Resume Workshops in Kansas and Colorado!  Amazing professionals from a variety of library types provided one-on-one resume review, answered tough questions and gave us some great advice.  Here's a few highlights from the day: Cover Letters (aka, the Crown Jewel of Your Application) "Cover letters can cover a … Continue reading Summer ’17 Interview & Resume Workshop Recap

Summer ’17 Library Tours

We hope you'll join us for some fun in the sun on one of our Summer Library Tours!  This semester we're heading to... Independence, MO: Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 22nd!  We'll be visiting the Mid-Continent Public Library, Midwest Genealogy Center, and the Harry S. Truman Library & Museum.  See full details and sign up … Continue reading Summer ’17 Library Tours