Vol. 11 Nbr. 1, January 2007
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- Welcome to the new-look Information Outlook: it's a fresh new look as SLA's magazine begins its 11th year.
- SLA member chairs Bibliographic Control panel for LoC: updates on the information profession--and SLA.
- A grab bag of sites, all worth a click: LISZEN to blogs on information science, or listen to podcasts from college students. Or just work on your New Year's resolutions.
- IEEE continuing education stipend essay contest.
- Achieving information service excellence: Marian the Librarian has her work cut out for her. With her boss scrutinizing purchased content, she has to develop a best-practices program for her department.
- 5 ways to improve your corporate blogs: blogs are a good way to spread your message to your public--and to inform employees of company policies and activities. Do them right, and you'll see the benefits in greater understanding. Do them wrong, and you'll risk losing readers.
- Young professionals at the National Geographic.
- Management doesn't understand the role of info pros.
- Ego feeds track what they're saying about you, your company: feedback is serious business. Getting it through the Web is easy and, with many services, free.
- How to develop an e-commerce strategy for your library: is there anything your library can sell online? If so, you can make a cash contribution to the bottom line.
- One trend is certain: there will be more trends: some ideas will come, others will fade. What's important is keeping your job relevant to your organization.
- Coming events.
- Reflections on the New Year, reflections on member benefits: in the spirit of improved communication, here are some infrequently discussed resources you can find on our Web site.