• “Bmore” at SLA 2018!

    Top-notch education, fantastic networking, the renowned INFO-EXPO, and an unforgettable keynote by Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden—all happening June 9–13 in Baltimore! Register now »

  • Read Information Outlook

    Staging an entrepreneurship workshop, creating a new service model to support local entrepreneurs, reflections on everyday entrepreneurship and innovation, and thoughts on using databases to share expertise within communities—all this […] Learn more »

  • Can’t-Miss Education Sessions

    Read detailed descriptions of conference education sessions to find out what you’ll learn at SLA 2018! Learn More »

  • Join the Conversation

    SLA President Roberto Sarmiento will talk about service and engagement with Bill Fisher, whose dedication to SLA and the library profession knows no bounds. Register now »

  • Manage Your Career

    Find the career opportunities you’re looking for! Explore SLA’s revamped career center to find industry-specific jobs, post your résumé anonymously, and create job alerts. Learn More »

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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 »

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