SLA2020: Virtual Presentations, Real Takeaways

What’s lost when in-person meetings and presentations transition to remote teleconferences and webinars? Plenty, we’re told. Technical glitches can cause interruptions and reduce productivity. Attendees can more easily be distracted. […] Read More »


Extended Access Adds Value, Reduces Regrets

Ever leave a conference wishing you had done more—attended more sessions, spent more time networking and connecting, or asked more questions? If so, you aren’t alone. Conference regret comes in […] Read More »


Virtual Format Makes Posters More Visible

Posters are the focal point of high school science fairs, but at professional conferences they sometimes are relegated to corners of exhibit halls, rooms at the end of hallways, or […] Read More »


Final Day of SLA2020 Highlights Visibility, Relationships

For many people, 2020—the year of the COVID-19 pandemic, of social distancing, of remote working and schooling—cannot end soon enough. For attendees of SLA’s 2020 Annual Conference, on the other […] Read More »


SLA2020: Education, Inspiration and Rejuvenation

Is there a best time of day to stretch your mind, your body, or your imagination? The second “live” day of events at SLA’s 2020 Annual Conference provided a clear […] Read More »


On First ‘Live’ Day of 2020, a Call for Belonging

Diversity, equity and inclusion have become watchwords in executive suites and human resources offices (not to mention corporate legal departments), and lately they have found their way into libraries as […] Read More »


SLA2020 Opens with Call to ‘Create New Memories’

What makes an annual conference? One week into its first all-virtual conference, SLA is finding that the desire to come together is the defining factor, even more so than the […] Read More »


Hulser, Lenius Awarded SLA’s Top Honor

A librarian who has pushed in several different directions and another who took a deep dive into specific areas of the information profession are being honored by the Special Libraries […] Read More »


SLA Inducts Ormsby, Rink into Hall of Fame

Two academic librarians who began their careers in different settings—one in a public library, the other on a police force—will be inducted into the Special Libraries Association’s Hall of Fame […] Read More »


New SLA Fellows Span Library Spectrum

Information professionals at a university, a biotechnology firm, and a national library will officially become Fellows of the Special Libraries Association when the organization hosts its Awards and Honors Presentation […] Read More »

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