By Any Name, Data Literacy is Worth Teaching

Since the advent of search engines, librarians and information professionals have been sounding alarms about the dangers of employees, students, and the public finding and using bad data and information. […] Read More »

Contributed Papers Add to Body of SLA Research

Which strategies work best for introducing library customers to new resources? Is there any evidence that membership in a professional association benefits librarians and furthers their careers? How are your […] Read More »

‘I’m Really Grateful to Everyone I Met There’

You can do a lot with 140 characters. Just ask Siobhán McGuinness. “. . . [I]t was through Twitter that I really found my voice, and I found how comfortable […] Read More »

Papers, Posters Reflect Wide Range of Research Interests

What skills do librarians need to learn to effectively turn information into intelligence and help their organizations anticipate and benefit from change? How can librarians better differentiate their services from […] Read More »

Doris Helfer to Receive Top SLA Honor

SLA’s founder, John Cotton Dana, believed that libraries should be communities of learning, their resources open to all. On June 20, SLA will present its highest honor to a librarian […] Read More »

Guthrie, Hallingby to Enter SLA Hall of Fame

Two longtime SLA members who have worked worked diligently and advocated passionately to further the interests of librarians and the information profession are being rewarded with induction into the SLA […] Read More »

Adams, Kirkwood Top Slate of 10 Board Candidates

Information professionals hailing from three continents and five different types of work environments are vying for seats on the 2018-2020 SLA Board of Directors. Kevin Adams, information specialist at the […] Read More »

Facing the Future Together: My Visit to the Asia Chapter

SLA’s Asia Chapter represents a number of countries, and recently I was able to visit India, where I had the opportunity to speak at a workshop and a conference as well […] Read More »

2017 Fellows Reflect Breadth of Special Librarianship

Look at any class of SLA Fellows and you’ll see a group of active, mid-career SLA members being recognized for their past, present, and future service to the association and […] Read More »

Paths Not Often Taken Lead Dority to ‘Rosie’

“Select the person with the best possible qualifications and experience,” wrote Rose Vormelker in 1952. She was writing about establishing a special librarianship function within a public library, but she […] Read More »

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