Burke is New SLA Executive Director

Amy Lestition Burke, MA, CAE, an experienced association and nonprofit management executive with particular expertise in the areas of membership recruitment and retention, has been named SLA’s new executive director. […] 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 »

Helfer, Sarmiento Head Slate of 2017 Board Candidates

Doris Small Helfer and Roberto Sarmiento, both running for SLA president-elect, top the list of 10 candidates vying for the five open positions on the 2017 SLA Board of Directors. […] Read More »

Newton’s First Law of Librarians

Information doesn’t sit still, so why should librarians? And once a librarian is in motion, should she stay in motion? That’s the question Joy Painter and her fellow librarians at […] 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 »

Show Me the Money (and the Information)

Conducting and publishing high-quality research takes more than just good information—it also takes funding. Information professionals are known for their ability to find the former, but where can researchers go […] 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 »

How Weak Ties Can Strengthen Librarians

With library and information budgets continually being squeezed and new tools being developed to find and share information, librarians and information professionals need all the friends they can get. The […] 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 »

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