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SLA’s European Chapter: A Bit of History

Guy St. Clair

Interested SLA members might want to spend a few minutes listening to my comments about SLA’s European Chapter. Back in the 1980s, when I was living in the U.K., a group of us got to thinking about how the chapter might be revived. A few weeks ago, I was honored to be asked by Dennie Heye of the European Chapter if I would be willing to be interviewed, to describe some of our activities in that process. The interview can be heard here. – Guy St. Clair

News: Three Inducted into Specialized Librarianship Hall of Fame

Guy St. Clair

Judy Field, John V. Ganly, and Guy St. Clair were inducted into the SLA Hall of Fame at the 101st Annual Conference of SLA (Special Libraries Association), held recently in New Orleans, LA. Field is Professional in Residence at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI, and Ganly is formerly Assistant Director, Science, Industry, and Business Library of The New York Public Library in New York, NY. St. Clair is President and Consulting Specialist at SMR International in New York. Induction into SLA’s Hall of Fame recognizes an individual’s service and contribution to the Association and to specialized librarianship, and the professional…
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Knowledge Services in Practice – Jeannette Privat of the King County Library System’s Nonprofit and Philanthropy Resource Center

Guy St. Clair

Marcie Stone has interviewed and come to know Jeannette Privat, a leading member of the specialized libraries community. For five decades Privat has focused on specialized librarianship, information management, and knowledge services delivery. In today’s KM/knowledge services marketplace, Privat continues to bring customer-focused products and services to a continually expanding target group: knowledge workers in the nonprofit and philanthropy community who must access information, knowledge, and strategic learning content to achieve organizational effectiveness. Working with the King County Library System’s Nonprofit and Philanthropy Resource Center, which she created in 2000, Privat brings the professional expertise, subject strengths, and marketing skills…
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