Tag Archives: Special libraries

LTAS Member Spotlight: Anita Thompson

In the months leading up to the annual BC Library Conference (May 2016) the member spotlight will showcase several library technicians/assistants who are presenting in a panel looking at the current state of the profession and its future.

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Vacations and Libraries

On my two week cruise last month to Alaska, I was quite pleased that the ship (Radiance of the Sea of Royal Caribbean) has a library. It was a small one — the pictures on their website was quite decieving. … Continue reading

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A New Class System: The Need for First Nations Classification

This article by LTAIG member Ashley Van Dijk was originally published in the OALT/ABO (Ontario Association of Library Technicians) NewsLETTER, Winter 2012 issue.  Thanks to Ashley and the NewsLETTER editors for permission to post, and to Tamarack Hockin for suggesting it. … Continue reading

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Phil the Web Crawler – Prison Libraries – The Prose of Cons

As heard on CBC radio’s The Current here is the podcast of freelance journalist Sarah Richards telling us a story about the confessions of a prison librarian. Her documentary is called, A Shelf Life.

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Selected SLA Future Ready Posts

The Special Libraries Organization (SLA) launched the Future Ready 365 blog almost a year ago so members could share tips and experiences of becoming Future Ready: “… a strategic shift toward being more effective at aligning with emerging and robust … Continue reading

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Occupy this!

Yes Virginia, Occupy does have a library

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Interview with Diane Walker

Diane Walker is a former LTAIG board member and winner of the CLA Library Technician Award of Merit. She works at the Corporate Information Centre (AKA Infocentre) of Central 1 Credit Union. It is the trade organization and central financial … Continue reading

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