Vision, Mission, and Core Values Statements
The Special Libraries Association is the global organization for innovative information professionals and their strategic partners.
The Special Libraries Association promotes and strengthens its members through learning, advocacy, and networking initiatives.
Strengthening our roles as information leaders in our organizations and in our communities, including shaping information policy.
Responding to our clients’ needs, adding qualitative and quantitative value to information services and products.
Innovation and Continuous Learning
Embracing innovative solutions for the enhancement of services and intellectual advancement within the profession.
Results and Accountability
Delivering measurable results in the information economy and our organizations. The Association and its members are expected to operate with the highest level of ethics and honesty.
Collaboration and Partnering
Providing opportunities to meet, communicate, collaborate, and partner within the information industry and the business community.
SLA is committed to providing a safe and equal space for professional participation for all of our members, partners, and event attendees. We believe that everyone has the right to professional interaction without fear, intimidation, or belittlement, and that everyone has the right to fair and equal participation and treatment.