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SLA Solo Photos

May 30, 2018

Photos taken at the SLA annual conference of Solo Librarian Division activities and members on Flikr will be displayed on this website if you have joined the SLA Solo Division group: https://www.flickr.com/groups/781433@N20/  

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Baltimore or BUST!

May 23, 2018

Pick up your “Flying Solo” ribbon at the Solo Librarians Kiosk! Here are our Division’s Offerings at SLA2018 in Baltimore: Ticketed Events: Joint Division Reception with Social Sciences, Humanities, Government Information & Transportation Divisions Monday, June 11, 2018 (8:00 pm – 10:00 pm) @ Pratt Street Ale House Solo Librarians Division Board & Business Breakfast Meeting […]

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Happy 2018 Solo Librarians!

January 1, 2018

Dear Solo Librarian Division Members, Welcome to 2018! For those of you whom I’ve never met, my name is Holly Lakatos. I am the in-coming chair of the Solo Librarians Division. I am a court librarian in Northern California, and I’ve been a member of this division since 2012. When SLA was established in 1909, […]

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Almost 20 Questions – Deborah Falik

July 13, 2016

In this month’s edition of (Almost) 20 Questions for a Solo Librarian, Deborah Falik discusses her transition from medical librarian to small business owner, the “L” word, and our ever-changing profession. Deb was an especially good sport and answered 24 of my pesky questions…though I could have had lots more for her. -Holly 1. Where are you physically based? […]

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How to Research an Expert Witness

December 17, 2014

If this is a question which you have asked, have been asked, or are now wondering about since reading the title for this blog post, check out what Brooke Raymond has to say about it below. Researching, locating and vetting an expert witness can sometimes appear to be more art than science. While finding a […]

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Solo Project Management: The Myth and Reality

November 6, 2014

Here’s a little preview for you of what you can expect from Pat Wagner’s upcoming webinar. Information about the webinar, as well as registration for the event (which will be taking place on November 18 from 5-6 PM) can be found at http://slanypublications.org/event-registration/?ee=10. One of the benefits that attracts professionals to work in solo library positions […]

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Solo Project Management: When You are the Whole Team Tuesday, November 18, 2014 from 5 to 6 pm ET

October 1, 2014

Solo Project Management: When You are the Whole Team Tuesday, November 18, 2014 5 to 6 pm ET The SLA Solo Librarians Division and the SLA New York Chapter have teamed up to present a webinar series with veteran library trainer Pat Wagner of SIERA (sieralearn.com). The final webinar is now open for registration, please […]

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20 (or so) Questions for a Solo Librarian – Laura Pike-Seeley

March 5, 2013

In this installment of the “20 (or so) Questions” series, we enter the design world and meet Laura Pike-Seeley, Solo at Fossil. Read on… 1. Describe the work done by your employer and how you support the organization’s mission. Fossil, Inc. is a global retailer specializing in the design, innovation, and marketing of fashion lifestyle and […]

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Solos in Print: Published Solos Tell Their Stories

April 3, 2012

The New York Chapter of the Special Libraries Association proudly presents… Solos in Print: Published Solos Tell Their Stories Organized by Tom Nielsen, SLA-NY Solo Division Chair  Date :  Wednesday, April 4, 2012 ( It may be too late) Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM  Location:  Metro    57 East 11th Street, 4th Floor “How to Thrive as a Solo Librarian” was published […]

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Solo website converted to WordPress – check it out

June 1, 2011

After much learning, the SLA Solo Division website has been converted to Word Press. Thanks to Daniel Lee for advice as well as the Webmaster for the Toronto Chapter site who answered my questions. Any and all comments welcome. If you want to post on the blog, let me know and I’ll see about setting […]

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