SLA to Honor Cappoli for Enhancing Librarians’ Skills, Careers

Rose Vormelker began working in libraries at the age of 16, and when her distinguished career ended at age 67, she “retired” to Kent State University to educate future librarians—a […] Read More »

2018 Fellows Reveal Breadth, Diversity of SLA

The breadth and diversity of SLA—its global reach as well as the variety of environments in which its members work and the types of information they manage—will be on display […] Read More »

Five to Receive Rising Star Awards at SLA 2018

Many awards and honors recognize contributions and achievements over the course of a career. But some people start making their mark early and never stop or even slow down. The […] Read More »

In Memoriam: James Matarazzo

James (“Jim”) Matarazzo, a longtime champion of special libraries and 2016 recipient of SLA’s highest honor, the John Cotton Dana Award, died April 17 in Massachusetts. Jim joined SLA in […] Read More »

Unleashing Your Inner Leader

What is leadership? Most of us would probably struggle to define it—is it a skill or an art, an innate quality or a visible behavior set?—but, to paraphrase former Supreme […] Read More »

Breathing Life (and Beauty) into Data

What was your favorite article in Information Outlook last year? For Ali Birnbach, a reference librarian at the Mill Valley (Calif.) Public Library, it was an interview that proved that […] Read More »

The Early Bird Gets . . . Savings, Education, and More!

You could fill a library—several libraries, actually—with the books and articles written about the wisdom of saving money, the benefits of education and training, the advantages of building a professional […] Read More »

Intelligence: It’s Much More than Good Research

Ever notice how some organizations seem to make smarter decisions than others? Ever wonder why—do they conduct better research, or are they just better at using it? SLA’s certificate program […] Read More »

A New Way of Looking at Journal Subscriptions

What was your favorite takeaway from Information Outlook last year? For Nathan Rosen, an experienced knowledge specialist and the author of more than 200 articles and books on research tools […] Read More »

A ‘Road Map’ for Teaching Information Literacy

What was your favorite takeaway from Information Outlook last year? For Elizabeth Price, assistant professor and business librarian at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, it was a new insight […] Read More »

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