Toolkits, Road Maps, and the Member Experience

Nobody knows more about the “association experience” than association members themselves. Members of the Special Libraries Association are taking that truism to heart and working in small groups to improve […] Read More »


In Memoriam: Sylvia Piggott

Sylvia E.A. Piggott, who served as president of SLA in 1996-97 and was presented with the John Cotton Dana Award, the association’s highest honor, in 2005, died earlier this month. […] Read More »


Flexibility and Supportive Instructor Make SLA’s Competitive Intelligence Program Stand Out

Had you been prescient and known that a pandemic was going to bring the world to a near-standstill for the next 15 months, what skill(s) would you have learned in […] Read More »


Four Candidates to Stand for Election as 2023 SLA President

Librarians from India, the United Kingdom, and the United States will be on the ballot in September when the Special Libraries Association conducts its election for 2023 president and four […] Read More »


Abstracts Sought for 2021 Conference Posters

If esoteric peer-reviewed journals are the gold standard for sharing in-depth research, posters are the equivalent of Twitter—a means of communicating essential information to a broad audience in bite-sized pieces. […] Read More »


Making Work and Technology Work for Librarians

Recordings of the InfoTrends presentations are available in SLA’s Learning Hub. Working remotely, or commuting to and from the office. Speaking face to face, or communicating through a computer screen. […] Read More »


Work, Technology to Converge at InfoTrends 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many new changes and accelerated others that were already occurring, and nowhere has this been felt more acutely than at work. Jobs have been […] Read More »


Communities Offer Many Perspectives on Learning

A book club discussion about Ozan Varol’s Think Like a Rocket Scientist. An interactive training session on how to understand and use Robert’s Rules of Order. A panel discussion on […] Read More »


What Skills Are in Your 2021 Toolkit?

Which skills helped special librarians, competitive intelligence practitioners, and other information professionals get through 2020, and which ones will make a difference in 2021? Those two questions were the focus […] Read More »


Like Attendees, Presenters Learn from Conferences

Along with networking, professional education is one of the leading reasons to attend a conference. But attendees aren’t the only ones who learn from conference sessions—presenters learn valuable lessons as […] Read More »

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