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Summer 17 Workshop Guest Speakers Announced!

We've got some great guest speakers and panelists lined up for the Summer Interview and Resume Workshops!  Don't miss your chance to get one-on-one resume help and hiring advice from these experts in the field.  Many thanks to our... Colorado Speakers   Kansas Speakers TBA   It's not too late to sign up! Save your … Continue reading Summer 17 Workshop Guest Speakers Announced!

A Prairie Tour in KS

On April 7, members from SCALA, the Student Chapter of the Society of American Archivists (SCSAA), and the Society of Public Historians from ESU met for a tour of the Lyon County History Center (LCHC) in their new downtown location. Curator Lisa Soller directed the tour and explained some of the elements of their move … Continue reading A Prairie Tour in KS

Brady’s Big Adventure (aka Relatively Cheap, Educational Travel Ideas for this Summer)

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)

Call for 2017-2018 President

It’s time to elect a new SCALA President for the 2017-2018 school year! Presidential elections are held at the end of the Spring Semester so we have a smooth transition and have everything in place before the fall semester starts (elections for other SCALA positions will be held in the fall). Why run for office?  "Trust … Continue reading Call for 2017-2018 President

CO Denver Library Tour Day (Spring 2017)

SCALA's Spring 2017 Tour in Colorado saw 8 SLIM students battle snowy morning weather to take on the libraries of Denver! Our day began by touring the Denver Women's Correctional Facility (DWCF) and library.  Stacy McKenzie and Bailey Wallace led us through the day of a prison librarian (spoiler alert: there is no average day!) … Continue reading CO Denver Library Tour Day (Spring 2017)