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ESU Earns National Accolades

Emporia State University is the only public university in Kansas to have earned national recognition as a College of Distinction, an honor for universities demonstrating ...

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Alumni Help Start New Library Program in South Dakota

Siouxland librarians have played key roles in bringing a master of library science degree program to the five-state area. The School of Library and Information Management at ...

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Library Students Lead Discussion on Internet Privacy

Internet privacy was the topic during an event sponsored by Emporia State University and the Portland (Oregon) Student Chapter of the American Library Association last month. ...

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SCALA Oregon Host Think and Drink Trivia Night: Banned Books Edition

SCALA Oregon will be hosting a Drink and Think Trivia Night: Banned Books Edition on September 30th at 7PM at the Black Water Bar, 835 NE Broadway Portland, Oregon. $5 Per Person. All Proceeds go to Freedom to Read Foundation! Team Limit of Six. Fabulous Prizes Will Be Awarded for Winners! For More Information Check Out: https://www.facebook.com/events/830003990490284/


William Allen White Book Awards

SCALA will be present during the William Allen White Book Awards at the Memorial Union in Emporia, Kansas on Friday October 6th from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM!


Special Library Association Meeting

The Kansas and Western Missouri Chapter of the Special Library Association is holding a mini-conference sponsered by SLIM on Friday October 20th in Kansas City! Follow the Link Below for More Information: http://kwm.sla.org/events/2017-kwm-conference/

Kansas Library Association Annual Meeting

The Kansas Library Association Annual Meeting will be held in Witchita, Kansas on October 25 - 27! SLIM will be hosting the Poster Session at the Conference, with many current and former students presenting! A birthday celebration for SLIM's 115th year will be held at the conference hotel at 8 PM on October 25th - all conference attendees are welcome to join!


Kansas Library Association Dinner for SLIM Students and Alumni

The Dinner will be held on October 26th at 6 PM. Location TBD. Contact SCALA President Brady Lund For More Information!

Spotlight on Students

Mohammad Alzahrani

Mohammad Alzahrani

Mohammad Alzahrani is a full-time student here at Emporia State University in the School of Library and Information Management. He obtained his Bachelor’s in Library and Information Science in his home country of Saudi Arabia. Mohammad was chosen to attend ESU to attain his Master’s in Library and Information Science specifically to return to the academic library where he worked previously and begin training other employees. He will be teaching others what he has learned here in the SLIM program. Mohammed says he prefers the weekend classes because he enjoys being ‘face to face’ with the instructor and other students. Mohammed plans to graduate Spring 2018.

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