The History of Student Library Organizations at Emporia State University

The first iteration of a student organization for library school students was the Library Club. Founded in 1932 by Elsie Pine, the goal of this organization was to promote collaboration and socialization among the students in the Bachelor’s of Library Science program, and serve as a bridge to professional organizations such as the Kansas and … Continue reading The History of Student Library Organizations at Emporia State University

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Course Spotlight: LI814 Community Needs Analysis

Hello again! You're friend, Sara, here again to bring the much anticipated second installment of the Course Spotlight series! The second post of this series revolves around LI814: Community Needs Analysis. As you can tell, by no means am I reporting on these courses in sequential order. I am acknowledging the fact that all SLIM … Continue reading Course Spotlight: LI814 Community Needs Analysis

Course Spotlight: LI801 Foundations of Library and Information Science

Hello everyone, it is your friendly neighborhood SCALA Treasurer, Sara Schoenthaler, here with an exciting new blog series: Course Spotlight! In the spirit of enrollment season, I decided to begin this series highlighting SLIM courses with one of the first courses offered: LI801 Foundations of Library and Information Science. I interviewed Dr. Brendan Fay, who … Continue reading Course Spotlight: LI801 Foundations of Library and Information Science

Library Names to Know – Melville Dewey

Written by Daniel Agbaji. Melville Louis Kossuth (Melvil) Dewey Knowledge organization as we all know, is one of the areas our profession seek to pay much attention to. But there is no one in the history of this profession that has a great sense of it than our new “SLIM Names to Know” icon - … Continue reading Library Names to Know – Melville Dewey

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