New Skills, Helpful Mentors, and an ‘Awesome Deed’

Where does value lie in an association? SLA, like all associations, must continually ask this question of its members so it can adjust its programs, services, and other offerings to […] Read More »


Papers and Posters Reflect Diverse Interests of SLA Members

Stacey Wahl had planned to be in Charlotte, North Carolina, last year to present a paper at the SLA 2020 Annual Conference. Instead, she’ll be in Charlotte next year, reaping […] Read More »


‘Relentless Curiosity’ Drives Dana Award Recipient

When John Cotton Dana, SLA’s founder and first president, became Denver’s first librarian, he pushed for the right to allow patrons to browse the stacks themselves rather than ask librarians […] Read More »


‘Generosity of Spirit’ Marks Hall of Fame Inductees

A hall of fame—whether in a sport, a profession, the arts, or any other endeavor—generally honors exceptional achievements and contributions. The two information professionals being inducted into SLA’s Hall of […] Read More »


Fellows’ Diverse Interests Reflect Singular Passion

Being named a Fellow of the Special Libraries Association is a high honor, but one that comes with strings attached: It entails an obligation to advise SLA’s Board of Directors […] Read More »


New Rising Stars Primed to Make Lasting Impact

Being named a “rising star” can sometimes create a burden of expectations that weighs down even the most talented of people. The two information professionals who are receiving SLA’s Rising […] Read More »


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 »

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