Information Outlook

Official magazine of the Special Libraries Association. Includes articles on the administration, organization, and operation of special libraries and information centers; research reports in librarianship, documentation, education.

Articles from Vol. 3, No. 8, August

How to Boost Your Organization and Aid Your Communities
In the Assets Column: Plant, Equipment, and Stakeholders Our end-of-millennium economic boom has been stoked by heavy corporate investment. But company resources are going not only toward trophy real estate and high-tech tools, corporations are...
SLA in Minneapolis: Knowledge Leaders for the New Millennium
The theme of this year's conference anticipated and celebrated the information professionals' role as leaders of the information future. As members of knowledge teams - and now leaders of knowledge capital, information professionals from around the...
SLA Library School Survey Reveals Future Needs
SLA coordinated with the Medical Library Association (MLA) and the Association for Library and Information Science Educators (ALISE) to conduct a survey of the deans and administrators of library and information science programs around the world. The...
Spotlight on SLA Members: An Interview with Heather Crump, NASA Headquarters Librarian
I've also worked with people that plan the Hubble Space Telescope Servicing Missions; direct the budget for the International Space Station, and others who have astronauts as friends. The second of our series of interviews with SEA members focuses...
Stay One Step Ahead of the Next Technology Revolution
Learn about new and evolving technologies and gain insights into the implications of these technologies for libraries, content management, information services, and knowledge management with SLA's 1999 State-of-the-Art Institute, The Next Technology...
The Library as an Agent of Change: Pushing the Client Institution Forward
The library in today's world must transform itself into an agent of change. While it can still be a place to go for information, the emphasis must be placed on disseminating information outside its walls. The library should be going to its patrons,...