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

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)

KS Lawrence Library Tour (Spring 2017)

SCALA’s 2017 Kansas spring semester library tour took six students to Lawrence, KS on April 14th to explore three library settings. Our first location was the Kenneth Spencer Research Library at The University of Kansas.  The collections at the Spencer Research Library include ancient and medieval manuscripts; one of the largest collections of Irish literature outside … Continue reading KS Lawrence Library Tour (Spring 2017)

Spring Library Tours

The SCALA Spring Library Tours have been finalized! UPDATE: We've added a mini-tour!  Come visit the new Lyon County History (LCHC) facility with us at 3pm on Friday, April 7th.  We'll be meeting beforehand to have lunch together at Casa Ramos at 1pm.  And there's even an exciting opportunity to volunteer afterwards with a fun … Continue reading Spring Library Tours

It’s Tour Time

We're getting ready to visit more great libraries this spring!  Tell us where you'd like to go and help us pick the best dates/times for you.  Please take the surveys by Friday, February 10th so we can schedule and send final tour information out ASAP! Take the Kansas Spring Library Tour Survey. Take the Colorado … Continue reading It’s Tour Time