Vol. 16 Nbr. 2, March 2012
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- Something to tweet about: promoting interaction among information professionals, whether face to face or through electronic media, is a fundamental and expanding mission of SLA.
- Candidates announced for 2013 Board of Directors.
- Council to guide SLA's online media efforts.
- Donations encouraged to enhance SLA services.
- SLA to cease printing magazine in 2013.
- Court grants foreign works copyright protection.
- Employees' social media use has upsides as well as risks.
- Wikipedia goes dark to protest copyright proposals.
- Making sense of social data.
- Clarifying the social media blur: by using powerful filters to extract key information, library professionals can mine noisy 'big data' and help their organizations understand and influence stakeholders.
- Taking the lead on strategy: librarians understand the information needs of their organizations and thus should determine how social data can complement existing resources.
- 10 questions: Guy Kawsaki: having been 'enchanted' by an early apply computer, Guy Kawasaki now helps others learn to have the same impact on co-workers and clients.
- Planning for and managing a sales call: by setting clear goals and expectations for a sales call, information professionals can make the most of the meeting and develop a mutually beneficial relationship with the salesperson.
- Topping point: viewing formats as fluid.
- Signs of a promising future.
- Networking for introverts.
- Industry events.