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 »

Meet SLA’s Rising Stars for 2016!

SLA is recognizing four young information professionals—Kathryn Callon, Sarah Cook, Katherine Cuyler, and Raymond Pun—as 2016 Rising Stars. Rising Star Awards are presented annually to individuals with 1–5 years of […] Read More »

Help Fill SLA’s ‘Pool’ of Learning

If you’re looking for a Webinar, workshop, or session about some aspect of special librarianship, odds are good an SLA chapter or division is offering it. A recent review of […] Read More »

The Most Dangerous Thing Organizations Do

Talk to any risk management expert, and you’ll get an earful about the many dangers that keep business leaders awake at night: Product liability claims. Acts of global terrorism. Intellectual […] Read More »

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