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News Library News

News Library News is the bulletin of the Special Libraries Association News Division.

Search the NLN Archives (Winter 1994 through Spring 2010)

Browse article headlines. Browse by date below. (For a list of issues that I do not have on hand to scan, go here.)

About NLN

News Library News is available electronically. In 2003, the Special Libraries Association News Division stopped distributing a print version of the newsletter. In late summer 2010, the newsletter format was changed to a blog, NewsliBlog, to be published as needed.

Volume holdings of scanned issues:
Vol.14, no. 1 to Vol. 32, No. 2 (Fall 1991 - Spring 2010)
Vol. 13, no. 3 (Spring 1988)
Vol. 12, no. 4 (Summer 1990)

Vol. 10, no. 1, no. 3 (Fall 1987)
Vol. 9, no. 4 (Summer 1987)
1986 Survey Issue (June 1987)
Vol. 7, no. 4 (Summer 1985)

NewsliBlog Postings: Fall 2010 to December 2011

Headlines from Winter 1994 through Spring 2010

Spring 2010 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 32, No. 2)
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Highlights: Conference Advance: New Orleans...briefly | News Division Program in New Orleans | Library Profile: An Interview with Eli Edwards | Tech tips: Cloud computing

Winter 2010 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 32, No. 1)
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Highlights: Library profile: Great perks, sure, but Club members get perk of their own in librarian | Two elected for News Division office | Tech tips: Web Frameworks | Book Review: A Handbook for Media Librarians

Special Edition: Fall 2009 Elections

Summer 2009 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 31, No. 4)
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Highlights: News Division has packed program, five top association award winners at SLA 2009 annual conference in Washington, D.C. | Vormelker-Thomas Student Award winner Theresa Lepine looks back at her first SLA Conference | Tech tips: Why APIs | Annual Business Meeting Minutes

Spring 2009 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 31, No. 3)
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Highlights: Getting to Know D.C. - A primer for the News Division | 13 ways journalists are using Facebook (for purposes relevant to their jobs) | Archiving Web Site Material | Library profile: Meet Mavis Belasse Williams | 2009 Vormelker-Thomas Student Award winning essay by Theresa Lepine | 2009 SLA Conference News Division schedule * | Treasures from our news librariesí old photo archives

Winter 2009 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 31, No. 2)
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Highlights: Barbara Semonche, devoted chronicler of the News Division, retires | The Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | AP Taxonomist Keeps the Wire Stories Flowing | People | Tech Tips: Archiving Web Site Material: Blogs | Division elections for 2009 running a little late, and uncontested | 2009 SLA Conference Preview | Remembering Liz Donovan

Fall 2008 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 31, No. 1)
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Highlights: Library Profile: Discovering diversity in many forms at Singapore Press Holdings, home of the Straits Times | People | The Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | Tech Tips: Finding Needles in Bigger Haystacks | Key Sources for Politics Factchecking

Summer 2008 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 30, No. 4)
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Highlights: Conference highlights: Blogs, social networking and databases, Oh my! Revisiting SLA’s trip to the Emerald City | Aside bar | Notes from the Chair | Library profile: U.S. News & World Report -- Doing more than “Just one thing:” Innovative content management impacts bottom line | People | Tech Tips: Version control | Interview with Gloria Zamora, 2008 SLA President-Elect | More conference highlights: A First-timer’s experience | Annual business meeting minutes

Spring 2008 (available as a .pdf) (Vol.30, No. 3)
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Highlights: What Makes an Extreme Researcher? An interview with Washington Post's Julie Tate | Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | The Ultimate Tour of Seattle | People | Vormelker-Thomas Student Award Winner | Vormelker-Thomas Student Award Winner essay: "Digital Archiving is a Dynamic Issue" | The Wall Street Journal Library | Interviews on working with Julie Tate | 2008 SLA Conference News Division Programs

Winter 2008 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 30, No. 2)
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Highlights: SLA conference returns to Seattle | Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | Conference advance: 2008 SLA Conference News Division Programs | People | Research librarian wins special award

Fall 2007 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 30, No. 1)
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Highlights: Everest Awaits | Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | News Division Board 2007 Candidates | People | Foreign Newspaper Preservation ... A Brief History | The Age ... One of Australiaís Largest News Libraries | Award presentations at SLAís Annual Conference

Summer 2007 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 29, No. 4)
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Highlights: The NPR Music Library: Notes that Help Deliver the News | Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | Things to do in Denver when you are a First-time SLA Attendee | People | Technology as a Tool for News Library Promotion | Supporting the ‘Hometown Newspaper’and the Town is New York City… The Daily News Library | Meet your Librarian - again, and again and again! | Ann Sausedo, 1929-2007 | Annual Business Meeting Minutes | News Division at Poynter: Leadership for New Managers, March 2-5, 2008

Spring 2007 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 29, No. 3)
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Highlights: Library Profile: The Denver Post Library: Reaching Greater Heights in the Mile-High City | Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | Conference Preview: Welcome to Denver! | People | Media Libraries in Germany: A Canadian Perspective | New Book ... Breaking News: How the Associated Press Has Covered War, Peace, and Everything Else | 2007 SLA News Division Awards Announced | Taking advantage of tabs in Firefox | News Researchers at NICAR Conference | In Memoriam ... Sandy Macomber

Winter 2007 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 29, No. 2)
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Highlights: Library Profile: Meet the Gleaner's Library | Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | News Librarians attend Knight/Salzburg Reunion in New York | People | Knight/Salzburg Conference - In Summary | Tech Tips | Tech Tips Web Links | Military Periscope Celebrates 20 Years as an Electronic Weapons Database

Fall 2006 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 29, No. 1)
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Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | Yowza! Two Transformative Years in the Energetic Life of The Associated Press News Research Center | Going Global: Librarians in two countries share knowledge about an archiving system in common | Librarian by Day, Professor by Night: News librarians in front of lecture halls and classrooms | Library Profile: A Longtime Librarian: Kathy Waxler | News Researchers Gather for Academy at Poynter | Nominations for Division Board Announced | News Research Databases: Developed by the AP/NRC

Summer 2006 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 28, No. 4)
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Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | SLA 2006: A Researcherís Perspective | Lessons Learned at SLA 2006: Baltimore, Or, 5,000 Librarians in 5 Days Canít Be Wrong | Library Profile: People Who Need People | Tech Tips | A Tale of Two Sessions: Mary Ellen Bates Speaks at SLA | Random Wisdom | The Futureís So Bright... | Annual Business Meeting Minutes

Spring 2006 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 28, No. 3)
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Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | Harboring History: SLA in Baltimore | Conference Advance: Celebrating the Best in Baltimore - Under the Sea! | Who wants to be a news librarian? | Library Profile: Changes Arise at The Sun | Vormelker-Thomas Award Winner: Proving Our Value | Conference Advance: 2006 News Division Programming | The Increasing Utility of XML Feeds | Integrating XML Feeds into the Newsroom | Gary Price Visits Boston

Winter 2006 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 28, No. 2)
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Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | High-powered Web pages for the newsroom | Conference Advance: Charm City welcomes SLA | Who wants to be a news librarian? | Library Profile: Sports Illustrated library's all-star team | Conference Advance: SLA 2006 Online Planner now available | Wikimania comes to America | New Members

Fall 2005 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 28, No. 1)
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Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | The wonderful world of wikis | Who wants to be a news librarian? | Library Profile: Kalamazoo reaps benefits of new librarian | Who says we can't plan for disasters? How news librarians can make a difference in covering breaking news | NewslibMini

Summer 2005 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 27, No. 4)
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Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | Conference Highlights | Who wants to be a news librarian? | Library Profile: This is CNN | New Members

Spring 2005 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 27, No. 3)
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Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | A Wealth of History, Culture and Entertainment is Waiting in Toronto | Library Profile: Toronto Rich in Media Outlets | Who wants to be a news librarian? | Conference Advance: 2005 News Division Programming | Join us at Toronto's "House on the Hill" | Vormelker-Thomas Award Winner a Team Player | Make librarians part of the newsroom team | Conference Highlights: Hooray for CAR in Hollywood | What's the Buzz? | New Members

Winter 2005 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 27, No. 2)
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Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | Libraries mission, future discussed at international seminar | Library Profile: Danes deliver a decade of service | Who wants to be a news librarian? | Nominations for Division Board announced | Romanian Press, Libraries still face steep journey | Conference Advance: Toronto: You belong here

Fall 2004 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 27, No. 1)
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Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | Hurrican Alley: News Librarians Weather the Storms | Librarians join elephant stampede through NYC's midtown | Library Profile: Off the Air: Behind the Scenes at the NPR Library

Summer 2004 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 26, No. 4)
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Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | Preservation of Valuable Collections is a Common Dilemma of News Organizations | Highlights from the 2004 Special Libraries Association Annual Conference | First Conference Experience is Worth Repeating | 2004 Conference Pics | SLA News Division Annual Business Meeting Minutes

Spring 2004 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 26, No. 3)
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Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | More Than Just Music City, USA ... the Sites and Sounds of Nashville | 2004 News Division Awards Banquet | Amy Disch Named Recipient of the Vormelker-Thomas Student Award | Recruiting the Next Generation of News Librarians | The Tennessean Library and Archives | News Division Programming for 2004 SLA Annual Conference | Poynter Seminar Held on Future of News Libraries

Winter 2004 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 26, No. 2)
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Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | An Introduction to RSS Feeds | Nominees for Division Board Announced | Favorite Books and Web Sites | The Oregnoian's Research Blog | Conference Advance: Pack your bags for the Music City ... the News Division is ready

Fall 2003 (available as a .pdf) (Vol. 26, No. 1)
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Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | Digitizing Microfilm: An Overview | Issues in Digitization of Microfilm | Digitization Is a Success for the AugustaArchives | Blackout Magic | Accomplishments Add Up; Santa Fe Library Enjoys Steady Ride

This issue of News Library News is the first issue that was only available electronically. The Special Libraries Association News Division decided to stop distributing a print version of the newsletter.

Summer 2003 (Vol. 25, No. 4)

Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | Blogging for research | New Member Profile: Roy Booker | Conference Highlights: SLA News Division Annual Business Meeting Minutes | Conference Highlights: Results of the Vote to Change the Association's Name | Conference Highlights: Conference experiences from a newbie | Conference Highlights: Finding public records - for fee or for free | Conference Highlights: Vendor Roundtable

Spring 2003 (Vol. 25, No. 3)

Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | Take a big juicy bite out of The Big Apple | The News Division's Annual Reception & Awards Banquet | Vormelker-Thomas Student Award Winner Named | Library Profile: Newsday library keeps pace with changes and growth | New Member Profile: Annette Griswold | Intranet Q&A: The Modesto Bee

Winter 2003 (Vol. 25, No. 2)

Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | News librarian becomes "bridge" for Bolivian journalists | New Member Profile: Debora Cheney | Intranet Profile: Intranet Q&A: The Boston Herald | Nominees for Division Board Announced | New England News Librarians Meet in Providence | Impressions from the 2002 Internet Librarian Conference

Fall 2002 (Vol. 25, No.1)

Highlights: Notes from the Chair | People | Intranet Profile: The Bangor Daily News | International Relations: Small Country, Big World | New Members

Summer 2002 (Vol. 24, No. 4)

Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | Library Profile: USA Today | A First Time Conference Experience | News Division Annual Business Meeting Minutes

Spring 2002 (Vol. 24, No. 3)

Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | Small Libraries | Intranet Q&A | Librarian's Guide to L.A.  | Awards Banquet | Vormelker-Thomas winner

Winter 2002 (Vol. 24. No. 2)

Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | New Members | Small Libraries | Intranet Q&A | Library Profile: AMI | Nominations | Planning an Archive

Fall 2001 (Vol. 24, No. 1)

Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | New Members | Small Libraries | Remembering September 11th | NENLA Workshop | Library Profile | Book Review

Summer 2001 (Vol. 23, No. 4)

Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | New Members | Intranet Q&A | Small Libraries | Conference Highlights: News Research by the Beat | Business Meeting | Photos from San Antonio | Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act | David Bender in Atlanta | Poem | Nominations

Spring 2001 (Vol. 23, No. 3)

Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | New Members | Intranet Q&A | Bienvenidos a San Antonio | Conference Schedule | CE Course | Vormelker-Thomas Essay | Merger in San Francisco

Winter 2001 (Vol. 23, No. 2)

Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | Small Libraries | New Members | Intranet Q&A | Palm Beach Post Saga | Elections: Nominees | News Division Awards | Conference Corner

Fall 2000 (Vol. 23, No.1)

Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | Small Libraries | Library Profile | Global 2000 | News Division at Global 2000 | New Members | Intranets | NICAR | Poetry Read-In

Summer 2000 (Vol. 22, No. 4)

Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | Small Libraries | Tech Tips | Legislative Proposals | SLA Conference 2000 Highlights | Business Meeting | Student's 1st Time | CE Course | Awards | Sponsors | Being Digital, and Keeping Focus | Web Extras: Photos from Philly

Spring 2000 (Vol. 22, No. 3)

Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | News Librarians - Getting the Story | People | Small Libraries | Tech Tips | Philadephia SLA Conference 2000 | Notes from Debra Bade | News Division Schedule | Henebry Award | Kwapil Award

Winter 2000 (Vol. 22, No. 2)

Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | Library Profile | Small Libraries | Tech Tips | Internet Librarian Dispatch |  Florida News Librarians' Meet | Millennium Research | USA Today Overnight | Officer Nominees Kudos...

Fall 1999 (Vol. 22, No. 1)

Highlights: Aside Bar | Awards | CARR Bootcamp | Global 2000 | Library Profile | Notes from the Chair | Off the Shelf | Officers | People | Small Libraries | Summer Intern | Technology Tips | Web Extras: CARR links

Summer 1999 (Vol. 21, No. 4)

Highlights: Conference Report | CE Course | Conference Pictures | Field Trip | Board Minutes | Treasurer's Report | Student's 1st Time | Aside Bar | Awards | Footprints & Roadsigns | Library Profile---NJ Star-Ledger | Notes from the Chair | People | Small Libraries | Technology Tips | Tracking Down Secrets | Web Extras: Continuing Ed Recap | Field Trip at SLA | Conference Pictures

Spring 1999 (Vol. 21, No. 3)

Highlights: Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | News Research at the Post | People | Rewarding a Job Well Done | Winter SLA Recap | Poynter: News Research in the  Newsroom | News Research with an Ethnic Touch | Technology Tips: ABC's Intranet | Public Reference | Footprints & Roadsigns | Web Extras: Training Copy Editors | Election Winners

Winter 1999 (Vol. 21, No. 2)

Highlights:  Aside Bar | Holocaust Library and Archives are Open to the Public | Notes from the Chair | Preliminary Conference Schedule | Nominations | People | Charting the Work in the Small Library | Technology Tips | Nuts & Bolts: Make Your Own "Integrated" Archive | A View from Internet Librarian 1998 | Library Profile - The Baltimore Sun | Footprints and Road Signs | Indispensable News Librarians | A Researcher's Job is Often Messy

Fall 1998 (Vol. 21, No. 1)

Highlights: Third Party Contributions | Aside Bar | Notes from the Chair | People | Library Profile: The Montreal Gazette | News Librarians Getting the Story | Small News Libraries | Footprints and Road Signs | Technology Tips | MidAtlantic News Librarians Conference | Visual Edge at Poynter

Summer 1998 (Vol. 20, No. 4)

Highlights:  Business is News in Indy: Well Stocked With Insider Information | Notes from the Chair | Committees |/ A Wet Tour of a Lovely Place - the Indianapolis Museum of Art | The Pros and Cons of News Library Internsips | The Art of Intranet Ornamentation | The Aside Bar | Minutes of the annual Business Meeting | Confessions of a Newcomer | Please Welcome New Members | People | In Passing ...

Spring 1998 (Vol. 20, No. 3)

Highlights: The Aside Bar | An Indy Librarian Welcomes Us to Her City | News Division Honors Award Winners | Doris Kearns Goodwin Helps the Social Science Division Celebrate | People | A Modern Newspaper Embraces Its' History | Look Out, It's More Progress! Lessons from Poynter | Advanced Intranet Design the Subject of Winter CE Class | In Case You Missed It...

Winter 1998 (Vol. 20, No. 2)

Highlights: Internet Librarian '97 Conference | 1998 SLA News Division Preliminary Program | Research at the Front End | Nominees for Division Board Announced | Vormelker-Thomas Student Award | The Best of the News Sites on the Web | Push Technology in the Newsroom | To Russia, With Love

Fall 1997 (Vol. 20, No. 1)

Highlights: Impossible for God: Making Sense of Copyright in the Digital Age | A Rose by Any Other Name Would Smell as Sweet | News Division Communications Survey | Online Searching Moves to the Web | News Division Greets New Members | A Success Story: Working with the I.S. Department | Last-Minute Call for Nominations | Getting Down to Business | News Division Annual Financial Statement | Advanced Intranet Development for News Librarians

Summer 1997 (Vol. 19, No. 4)

Highlights: The Grand Forks Herald's Librarian Tells Her Story | New Role for News Librarians As Internet Trainers | Minutes of the News Division Business Meeting | The Best of the Rest of Conference: A News Librarian Steps Outside the Division | Seattle Librarian Sums Up the Experience |North Carolina Newcomer Makes Friends

Spring 1997 (Vol. 19, No. 3)

Highlights: Ten Big Puget Sound Region News Stories | Start Reading For Your Library MBA | As long as you're out in the Pacific Northwest... | Important new changes in photo subject headings | Lessons from the Poynter Seminar | Small Libraries Need Our Support

Winter 1997 (Vol. 19, No. 2)

Highlights: Vermont Joins Newspaper Program | News Division Chair Thanks Division Volunteers | Seattle Conference Advance | Candidate Profiles | Regional News Librarian Meetings | Press Club Library Renovates

Fall 1996 (Vol. 19, No. 1)

Highlights: Research At The GOP Convention | The Aside Bar | Notes From The Chair | People | National Convention Coverage: In The Big Tent | National Convention Coverage: San Diego Bound | National Convention Coverage: Planning For The Scripted Event | Web News: Webbing The Newsroom | News Division Has An Official Webmaster | Those Who Can, Still Can Teach | Awards Committee Seeking Nominations | Play On Words: AUKML Style United Kingdom Media Librarians Meeting Durham, England July 5-7, 1996

Summer 1996 (Vol. 18, No. 4)

Highlights: News Division Chair Teresa Leonard on the Joys of Professional Communication | SLA Conference Highlights | News Division Executive Board Meeting | News Library News Changes Editors | In Memoriam: Michael A. Marler

Spring 1996 (Vol. 18, No. 3)

Highlights: Nordic News Libraians Meet in Sweden | Conference Advance | News Division Chair Welcomes Members to Boston | John Cronin Outlines the Boston Sights | Awards Recipients Announced | News Library Managers Must Stay Visible

Winter 1996 (Vol. 18, No. 2)

Highlights: Major Broadcast Groups on the Net | News Division Chair on Downsizing | Division Candidate Profiles | Weeding Photos and Public Service | Treasurer's Report

Fall 1995 (Vol. 18, No. 1)

Highlights: U.S. Newspaper Program Toasts A Decade, Plans Project Conclusion | The Aside Bar | Notes From The Chair | People | Free Books Lead To New Patrons At USA Today Library | Membership | Public Broadcasting's Belt Tightening and Other New Challenges | New Photo Keyword List Developed By Tribune Newspapers | Edmonton Sun Library Takes A Bath | New Library Jobs On The Web | Vormelker-Thomas Student Award Applicants Sought | News Division Annual Awards Nominations Sought | 1996 News Division Awards Banquet | Whaddya Mean You're Not Open? I Used To Come In Here All The Time!" | Results Of Informal Staffing Survey | Investigative Reporters And Editors To Meet In Providence | In Memoriam: Sylvia Frisch

Summer 1995 (Vol. 17, No. 4)

Highlights: SLA Conference Highlights | Betty Bao Lord | News Division Executive Board Meeting | The Wired City | CE Courses | News Division Annual Meeting Minutes | Tribute to Rose Vormelker | IRE in Miami | Association of UK Media Librarians Meets in Wales | Revised NAA/ITPC Keyword List

Spring 1995 (Vol. 17, No. 3)

Highlights: Report from Down Under: Challenges for Information Management in the Radio Division of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation | Nuts and Bolts: Space Management in News Libraries | USA Today Librarians Visit Major News Libraries | Final Thoughts from Outgoing Division Chair Mary Kate Leming

Winter 1995 (Vol. 17, No. 2)

Highlights: Poynter Institute's News Research and the Newsroom Seminar | Attending the Electronic | Photojournalism Workshop | Working with the AP Photo Archiving Team | Seven Principles of Highly Effective Networking

Fall 1994 (Vol. 17, No. 1)

Highlights: Creating an Online Card Catalog at USA Today | The Research Desk CD-ROM Network at ABC News | Seybold '94 | Let's Get Networking

Summer 1994 (Vol. 16, No. 4)

Highlights: Television on the Information Highway | Surveying the Electronic Landscape | Dialing for Dollars: The USA Today Library ResearchLine | Building Bridges to News Librarians in Europe

Spring 1994 (Vol. 16, No. 3)

Highlights: Creating an Internet Node at the Columbus Dispatch | What Can You Find on the Internet? | Poynter Seminar on News Library Management | The USA Today Library Authors Series | The Federal Communications Commission and Canadian Radio-Television Commission Libraries

Winter 1994 (Vol. 16, No. 2)

Highlights: Altanta SLA Conference Schedule | Promoting Your News Library | The Value of Regional News Library Conferences | Digital News Photo Survey | Library-sponsored Focus Groups | News Researchers at the Winter Olympics | Sporting News Archives | News Division Candidates | Los Angeles Times Electronic Picture Library | Copyright Registration for Newspapers

Fall 1993 (Vol. 16, No. 1)

Highlights: News Librarians + New Technologies = Career Paths | The Aside Bar | People | Notes from the Chair | Casting Call for the Clearinghouse
Public Relations Committee going strong; now it’s your turn | U Know Logo? | Letter to the Editor: Photo archiving update | Fee Based/Public Service Survey Revisited!!! | United Kingdom librarians meet in Edinburgh | California News Librarians Caucus in Monterey | A News Division Focus On Our Changing Work Environment | News Division Calendar | Report of the Automation Committee | In Case You Missed It Last Night | News Librarian Listserv Debuts On Internet |
Money, Money, Money, Money —- Money!

Summer 1993 (Vol. 15, No. 4)

Highlights: Megafile Quickly Defeated: Limited Access Remains A Long-Term Battle | The Aside Bar | People | Notes From The Chair | It’s “-30-” for Chair John Cronin | Do you have an attitude? Good — then I have a job for you! | Student stipend winner a defender of the role of news librarians (Julie Bolding) | Rhydwen Continuing Education Program: Developing and Marketing Information Products and Services | Today’s Good Photo Collection The Roadbed For Tomorrow’s Digital Image Superhighway | CD-ROM information: A fun new toy, an effective new tool | Looking to 2000: A Seven Year Countdown | Marketing with CD-ROM: A New Spin On Existing Sales Opportunities | Awards Banquet Highlights Conference Fun | Digital Imaging … worth ten thousand words! | What The President Meant To Say…(Here’s what he really said) | Bringing You The News: Resources in Radio Libraries and Archives | Looking Ahead to Atlanta | Minutes of the Annual Business Meeting Monday, June 7, 1993 | And the winners are… (new officers) | Nominations…Nominations…Nominations | Treasurer’s Report |
IRE Regional Conference ‘Computing: The News Frontier’ set for Oct. 21-24

Spring 1993 (Vol. 15, No. 3)

Highlights: Conference Preview: Pack Up All Your Cares and Woes... | The Aside Bar | Stop The Presses | Notes From The Chair | People | Broadcast Library News: Results Of A Recent Survey Of Television And Radio Librarians | Small Library News: Conference seminar To Focus On Changes In Photo, Graphic Handling | Internet In-Depth: Step By Step Into The Internet And Understanding The Internet: Worldwide Information Possibilities | Datawave: New And Varied Sources And Experts At Your Fingertips | Conference Preview: Charting A Course For OUr Future, "Queen City Of The West: Through The Eyes Of A Native Son, Carol Lindsay To Receive Kwapil Memorial Award and Three to receive Henebry Roll of Honor Award | News Division Calendar | A Gold Watch Or A Pink Slip...Are You Prepared? | SLA And AIM Provide Discount Resume Evaluation Service | Annual Awards Banquet The Place To Be June 7

Winter 1993 (Vol. 15, No. 2)

Highlights: Morgue, Library, Information Center: More Than A Name Game | The Aside Bar | Who We Are...Donna Scheeder: News Division Chair-elect And Conference Program Planning Chair | Notes From The Chair | Small Library News: Patience, Persistence Make 'World' Of Difference | People | Broadcast Library News: The Vision Thing AT ABC: The ABC News Moving Image Collection Catalog on CD-ROM | Programs And Seminars For Broadcast Librarians | Datawave: Two Bills Seek Access To Government Databases | Copyright Registration Process Streamlined, Less Costly | Public Relations Committee Report | Nominees For Division Office | 1993 Continuning Education Program: Developing and Marketing News Library Products And Services | Bylaws Amendments 1992 Official Results
*Note on the cover this is labeled Vol. 15, No. 2/Winter 1992. That should be Winter 1993. See page 2 for issue number.

Fall 1992 (Vol. 15, No. 1)

Highlights: UK Media Librarians Take A Look At The Future | The Aside Bar | Stop The Presses | Notes From The Chair | People | Small Library News | A Primer On Achieving Independence From Your Systems Staff | National Public Radio Library Faces A Librarian's Worst Nightmare | Digital Image Archiving: An Evolutionary Process In Columbus | PhotoView and NewsView: Complementary Systems For Image And Text Archiving | An Update On The Leaf Preserver | PhotoView" Coming To Grips With The "Photo Chase" | News From Division Committees | Awards Committee

Summer 1992 (Vol. 14, No. 5)

Highlights: Stranger In A Strange Land: A News Librarian's Perspective On ANPA/TEC Digital Photo Archive Systems: How Do They Look? | The Aside Bar | Stop The Presses | Small Library News | Notes From The Chair | People | Tips From The SLA Conference For Your Reference Collection | Poynter Seminar Welcomes "The Other Guys" | Administering Video News Collections: Conservation Techniques And Resources | Conferece Wrap-up: News Division Annual Report | Image Storage And Transmission In The News Library | FOI vs. Privacy And The News Library | The Lighter Side: "Kicking Back" A Delight In The Bay Area | The Megafile Phenomenon: Proactive News Librarians A Must | Pacific Rim: Implications For The News Library | News Division CE Explores Computer-Assisted Reporting | Minutes Of The Annual Business Meeting | Investigative Reporters And Editors Conference: These Folks "Just Do It" | New Officers Elected | Officer Nominations | J-Forum Questions And Discussion Prompt Survey

Spring 1992 (Vol. 14, No. 4)

Highlights: Datawave: The Benefits Of Investigative Reporters & Editors | Stop The Presses | The Aside Bar | Notes From The Chair | Who We Are: Steven LaVoie, The Oakland Tribune | People | Legislative Acts Database | Hands-On Help: Covering The William Kennedy Smith Trial: The Palm Beach Post Approach | Hands-On Help: Rolling With The Punches: Covering The Mike Tyson Trial | Small Library News: Image Archiving Gets Attention At Digital 92 | Hot Tips: Cd-Roms For A Tight Budget | News Librarians: Winning The Newsroom Battle By Deciding Not To Fight | Is Less More? Lessons Learned From A Library Down-Sizing | Common Ground: The Library In Today's News Organization | The Final Word | Salary Survey News

Special Pre-Conference Issue (Vol. 14. No. 3)

Highlights: The Aside Bar | Shirley Mooney Aabjerg To Review Kwapil Memorial Award | Elegant City Club Is Site For Awards Banquet | M.J. Crowley To Receive Henebry Award | Conference Program | News Division Wine Country Tour Thursday, June 11, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm | Extra! Extra! Learn All About It! | Convention Connections | Richard's Favorite San Francisco Walking Tour | Classifieds | I Would Like To Nominate... | Personals

Winter 1992 (Vol. 14, No. 2)

Highlights: Project Reader Awareness | Mug Shots | Stop The Presses | The Aside Bar | Notes From The Chair | People | Microfilm House Cleaning | Datawave Serendipity And Searches | Small Library News: Librarians As Moneymakers | Photo Archive Update: Imagine Update: Things Are Getting BETA! | SLA Offers Half-Price Dues For Unemployed Members | Photo Archive Recommendations | Preliminary Conference Schedule | Membership On The Rise! | Report Of The Bylaws Committee | More Bang For The Buck | Calling All Resumes | Hands-On Help: They Love A Good Funeral: Online Obits at Newsday | Computer Assisted Crisis Management at the News & Observer | A 'Capitol' Idea: DC Chapter of SLA Has Active News Group | How To Form A GSroup In Your Area

Fall 1991 (Vol. 14, No. 1)

Highlights: In The Eye Of The Beholder: One Point Of View On The Problems Of Indexing Visuals | Stop The Presses | The Aside Bar | Notes From The Chair | Checking The Health Of Banks, Insurance Companies | People | Special International Report: Around The World With News Libraries: First-hand Accounts From Barbados, Denmark, Israel, Jamaica, And Bermuda | Broadcasting In Barbardos | The Business Of Denmark | Managing A News Library In A War Zone: The Impact Of SCUD Missiles On Information Retrieval | Tropic Topics: Jamaican Surprise | Who We Are: Bermuda Library Combines Traditional And High-Tech Aproaches | What In The World Is A Kwapil? | Nominees For Division Office Announced | Datawave Software Start-Up: A Primer On PC-Based Data Analysis | Broadcast Pioneers Library Preserve Treasures Of Radio, TV's Early Years | Online And On Target: Cutting The Cost Of On-line Searches | News Division Database Now Accessible! | Rethinking Priorities As Budgets, Staff Shrink | Can We Talk? Yes! Call On JForum

Spring 1991 (Vol. 13, No. 3)

Highlights: Dealing With The Digital Darkroom | And The Winners Are (new officers elected) | Stop The Presses | The Aside Bar | Notes From The Chair | People | San Antonio Pull-out | Common Ground (Money is tight. Money is really tight. There’s a special library conference next month. Should you go? ABSOLUTELY) | What You Didn’t Know (The not-so-secret fact of life for online information searches is that even full-text information retrieval systems rarely carry every article) | Broadcast Libraries (Is this the perfect time to establish a Special Interest Group for Broadcast Librarians?) | Who We Are (Jeanette Curby, head librarian at the San Antonio Light, is hosting a tour of the Light’s library, but she’s done much more work behind the scenes.) | Quick & Dirty (The government makes available various sales estimates not published in the Monthly Retail Trade Reports. For a minimum charge, sales estimates can be obtained for major businesses)

Summer 1990 (Vol. 12, No. 4)

Highlights: The Electronic Darkroom -- Ready Or Not, It's Here | Our Appropriate Response: Stay Wired! | The Aside Bar | Connections | Electronic Darkroom Crash Course | Notes From The Chair | A Call To Action: Photostream Shuns Librarians | News Division Reponds To Photostream | Common Ground: The Library's Role In Electronic Photo Technology | Who We Are: Kathy Drewke | Broadcast Library News: Welcome to BLN | Small Library News: Keep In Touch | Stop The Presses! | Pittsburg Packs A Punch! | The Walls Came Tumbling Down | Minutes Of The Executive Board Meeting, June 10, 1990 | Minutes Of The Annual Business Meeting, June 1, 1990 | News You Can Use | Minutes Of The Executive Board Meeting, June 13, 1990 | Report on NLA: Vu/Text Establishes Archive Database | Lou Thomas Honored | People | A Night of Stars | Pittsburgh Conference Tapes Available

Spring 1988 (Vol. 10, No. 3)

Highlights: Joy Hill Captures Kwapil Award Russell and Trivedi Are Roll-of-Honor Winners | The Aside Bar | Notes From The Chair | NPR Librarian Will Be NLN Editor | Stipend Winner A Florida Newsman | Letters To The Editor | PR Committee Offers Award | Personal Glimpses | Regional Seminars: New England Librarians Meet In Providence; Wisconsin Workshop Planned; SLA Regionals Announced | Florida Librarians Gather in St. Petersburg | Treasurer Releases 1987 Financial Report | Expanding Horizons: Denver Conference Program | Notice to first-time attendees | Denver | Volunteers Needed For 1989 New York Convention | Librarians In The News: Shhh...Quiet Heroes At Work | SLA Introduces Computer-Aided Study Program | Behind The Pages Of News Library News | Microcomputers Offer Options to News Libraries | Survey Available | Denver Roundtable Focuses on Child Care | Speakers Bureau Planned | Book Reviews | Books Investigate Award-Winning Stories | Culture For Conventioneers | 'Who Is Running This Show?'

Fall 1987 (Vol. 10, No. 1)

Highlights: Just Say 'NEWS': Members Approve Name Change | Homer Martin Receives His Company's Highest Award | Notes From The Chair | Point Of View: "Pro" And Con | Diane Mirvis Named Information Services Manager | SLA Publishes New Cumulative Index | Personal Glimpses | Book Review: 'No Pictures' Offers Candid Picture Of Legal Issues | Surace And Semonche Appointed To National Committees | News Division of SLA Student Stipend Award | 1988 Conference Program | Previous Stipend Winners | Selection Criteria | Minutes 1986-1987 Executive Board Meeting, Part II | Future SLA Meeting Sites | Know Someone Who Deserves Recognition? | Public Relations Award Established By SLA | Contributors Wanted | Index To News Library News | Published In News Library News | 1986-1987 Index To Personal Names | 1986-1987 Index To Subjects | 'Who Is Running This Show?'

Summer 1987 (Vol. 9, No. 4)

Highlights: It Happened In Anaheim | The Aside Bar | Notes From The Chair | Hardnett Takes Seat On SLA Board | Newspaper Librarian Wanted | First Time Conference Attendees (Photograph) | Personal Glimpses | Winners Reap Awards At Banquet | Name Change Ballot Is Coming Your Way | Survey Available | Letters To The Editor: Retirees Interest Group Proposed; SII User Wants Library System Evaluations | More Survey Contributors Named | Librarians' Day In L.A.: An Evening To Remember And Touring The Times | Conference Candids | Los Angeles Extravaganza | Minutes Of The 63rd Annual Business Meeting | Annual Report -- 1986-87: Division Lives on 'Winner's Edge' | Membership Directory Changes | Regional Seminars: Pre-Conference Seminar Draws 80; Columbia Missourian Site Of Seminar | Anaheim Conference Program Evaluations | Point Of View: Librarians Urged To Serve, Understand Newsroom | Minutes 1986-1987 Executive Board Meeting | Los Angeles Extravaganza | 'Who Is Running This Show?'

June 1987 (1986 Survey Issue)

Highlights: 1986 Survey of the Newspaper Division of Special Libraries Association | The Aside Bar | Notes From The Chair | Library Staff Salaries | Full-Time And Part-Time Staff | Very Small Libraries | Automated Library Systems | Databank Searching | Microcomputer Applications | Labor Relations And The Effect of Unions | Conclusions | Table 1: Newspaper Division/Special Libraries Association 1986 Survey | 1986 Automation Committee | Table 2: Salaries | Table 3: One and Two-Person Libraries And Newspaper Libraries | Table 4: Full-Time Staff | Table 5: Circulation | Table 6: Editorial Size | Library Staff Titles | 'Who Is Running This Show?'

Summer 1985 (Vol. 7, No. 4)

Highlights: Canada High | Table of Contents | Notes From The Chair | News Library Clearinghouse | Winnipeg Conference Program Evaluation | Newspaper Division 61st Annual Business Meeting Winnipeg, Canada June 10, 1985 | Meeting 1984-85 Executive Board June 9, 1985 Winnipeg, Canada | Meeting 1985-86 Executive Board June 11, 1985 Winnipeg, Canada | 1986 Boston Program | The Clipboard | Newspaper Division's Treasurer's Report | Newspaper Division Annual Report | Newspaper Division Articles And Publications | Legal Questions...Library Answers Lexington Herald-Leader Library Faces Public Challenges To Accessing Online Database | Information Malpractice Suits? | Personal Glimpses | Daily News of L.A. Names Deborah Reifman Chief Librarian | Wanted | Accessing Electronic Information At The University of Missouri: Journalism Investigates Databases | Computerize Full-Text News Database | Automation And The Library Staff | Regional Workshop Report: Regional Seminars Receive Financial Support; Kent State News Library Seminar | Microcomputers: News Library Macros | Regional Seminars: Waukegan Style | Letters To The Editor: International News Librarians And Documentalists Express Interest In Newspaper Division | Recommended Reading | Patterson Foundation | 1985 Student Stipend Winner! | The Tape Library At The National Public Radio | Winnipeg Conference Photos | 1985-'86 NWS Division Executive Board | Winnipeg Free Press Library | 'Who Is Running This Show?'

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