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2014-02-17 23:00:26

Developing information literacy beyond a Google search is a key role that information professionals provide to their clients. A keynote at the AIIP annual conference in April 2014 will address this for participants from around the world. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 The essence of information literacy is the ability to validate and manage information so that it can be used to solve problems effectively. But even as information literacy becomes more critical to problem solving...

2013-09-30 23:04:58

AIIP members provide professional insights as presenters at national, international conferences for information professionals for SLA and ILI. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Five members of the Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP, http://www.aiip.org) will be presenting and/or moderating sessions at two prestigious conferences that draw library professionals from around the world. These AIIP members include: Scott Brown, Deb Hunt, Ulla de Stricker, Cindy...

2013-06-28 23:01:02

Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP) and its members promote the business case for strategic information and analysis at the 2013 SLA Conference and Info-Expo, held June 9-11, 2013, in San Diego, California. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 In today’s information age—in which global citizens have unprecedented access to digital and mobile information—the value of trained information professionals is more critical than ever. “What will distinguish...

2013-05-31 23:00:09

The Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP) has launched an outreach initiative intended to expand its international membership and bring more solo entrepreneurs into the fold. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Being an independent, small business owner–anywhere in the world–doesn´t mean you need to work alone. The Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP) has launched an outreach initiative intended to expand its international...

2013-05-20 23:04:05

Members of the Association of Independent Information Professionals who exemplify the “Right Stuff” skills and attitudes of the solo info pro will share the secrets of their success at the Special Libraries Association 2013 Annual Conference in San Diego, California. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 At a time when libraries and research centers are being stretched thin, downsized, or eliminated, many librarians and information specialists are seizing the opportunity to set...

2013-05-15 23:04:23

Members of the Association of Independent Information Professionals will share their expertise with researchers and content managers from business, industry, education, government, and other fields at the Special Libraries Association 2013 Annual Conference in San Diego, California. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 The digital age is evolving at break-neck speed. What wasn´t possible three weeks ago is suddenly commonplace; information that couldn´t easily be acquired or...

2013-04-15 23:03:39

Attended by more than 100 members of the international organization, the Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP) donated nearly $1,500 in cash along with clothing and accessories during AIIP's annual convention held in Denver, Colorado. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 The Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP) has announced that its 2013 Dress for Success initiative was a success, with members contributing nearly $1,500 as well as donating many...

2009-07-20 12:39:00

WESTPORT, Conn., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Shore Communications (www.shore.com), leading research and strategy consultants serving the information industry, said today that it is launching a major research project to understand how enterprise content buyers have adapted to the recession and what those changes will mean for content vendors once the economy improves. The Shore research project -- titled "New Rules of Engagement: Re-Tooling Information Sales and Marketing for the New Economy"...

2008-09-25 03:00:16

By Lachance, Janice R As part of its focus on the practical applications of the internet, SLA unveiled the Innovation Laboratory at SLA 2008 So much is written and said about the Internet that we could be forgiven if we do not follow each and every development and innovation with the same interest and intensity we do our day-to-day responsibilities. That is not to say the Internet is unimportant to us as individuals or 'professionals because we know it is and will be even more so throughout...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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