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ISSN 1077-6613

March 2014 (Vol. 20, no. 3)


Be It Ever So Humble… by Sue Knoche
Sue’s reflections and research skills leads to some interesting information.


Reader Response
Books made into films. Which one/s do you think are good, OK and not so good?
There are a couple of conflicting views provided by our readers for this one.

News from Canada by Karen Hildebrandt
Karen talks about the Partnership and how it is changing the profession in Canada.

My 4 Years as President of NYSLAA by Sally McMaster
Sally talks of the many positive experiences of being President of NYSLAA.

Message to NYSLAA Members by Nancy Davis
Find out what is happening at NYSLAA at the moment. It may be of interest for many of us.


Jason Boak, Middleton, Wisconsin
Jason looks after acquisitions, serials and reference at Middleton Public Library.

Julie Mielke, St. Paul, Minnesota
Julie is the serials assistant at the Warren E. Burger Library, William Mitchell College of Law.


Learn What, When, Where You Want, and Pay What You Want by Michael D. Brooks
Looking for some professional development or to pursue an interest. Michael may have come up with the answer.

Library Conferences/Associations

New York State Library Assistants’ Association, 36th Annual Conference, ‘Library Assistants: Racing into the Future’, June 4 – 6, 2014 at the Holiday Inn, Saratoga Springs.

Ohio Library Support Staff Institute, 2014 Institute , Camp OLSSI, July 27 – 29, 2014 at Wilmington College, Wilmington, Ohio.