What We Do, What We Know, and Why We Matter

In a 1964 case involving the screening of a controversial French film, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart memorably said of pornography, “I know it when I see it.” Thanks […] Read More »

Information Security Doesn’t Have to Be Intimidating

Do you know what an 0day is? How about 2FA? Worried about getting pwned? With words like breaches, hacks, and ransomware popping up more frequently in the news, worries about […] Read More »

Be Your Own Boss—Even if You Report to Someone Else

Does the word “entrepreneur” ever enter your mind when you reflect upon what you do professionally? In a world where organizations often have a hard time identifying, clarifying, or even […] Read More »

Pearlstein and Matarazzo to Receive Dana Award

The Special Libraries Association will recognize the lifetime achievements of members Jim Matarazzo and Toby Pearlstein with its highest honor, the John Cotton Dana Award, at its 2016 Annual Conference […] Read More »

Unplanned, but Not Unprepared

Time was, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, and bankruptcies were concepts you studied in business school. Today, they’re actual things you live through—and a growing number of information professionals are experiencing […] Read More »

SLA Welcomes Members with Financial, Pharmaceutical Expertise into Hall of Fame

SLA will induct Bill Noorlander and Janet Weiss into its Hall of Fame at the opening session of the SLA 2016 Annual Conference and INFO-EXPO. Bill, a partner at BST […] Read More »

If You Can Leverage a Taxonomy to Aid Findability …

If you can read this, thank a teacher. This adage, usually attributed to former U.S. President Harry Truman, became popular on T-shirts and bumper stickers during the late 20th century. […] Read More »

‘A New Tool to Help Plan Our Success’

On April 13, the SLA Board of Directors approved a revised version of the Competencies for Information Professionals, replacing the version approved in 2003. In this post, Carolyn Sosnowski, a […] Read More »

SLA to Honor Chemistry Librarian for Teaching, Mentoring

Judith Currano, head of the Chemistry Library at the University of Pennsylvania, will receive the Rose L. Vormelker Award from SLA in recognition of her outstanding dedication to teaching and […] Read More »

SLA Announces 2016 Class of Fellows

Brandy King, Brent Mai, Valerie Perry, Stephen Phillips, and Cindy Romaine will join the ranks of SLA Fellows when they are honored at the opening session of the association’s 2016 […] Read More »

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