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 »


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 »


Improve Your Intelligence Skills in 2021

Wondering what 2021 has in store for you? Make sure better intelligence skills are part of the answer by enrolling in one or more of SLA’s certificate courses in competitive […] Read More »


Learning Doesn’t Take a Holiday

It’s December, the time of year when thoughts turn to . . . competitive intelligence? On December 9, SLA’s Competitive Intelligence Community hosted an online presentation by Jim Miller, who […] Read More »


In Memoriam: Alleen Thompson

Alleen Thompson, whose 1982 induction into the SLA Hall of Fame punctuated a career that included creating two libraries from the ground up and serving in the Women’s Naval Reserves […] Read More »


In Memoriam: Angela Pollis

Angela R. “Ange” Pollis, a 1999 inductee into SLA’s Hall of Fame and an active member and leader of the SLA Pittsburgh Chapter well into her retirement years, died on […] Read More »


SLA Honors 11 Members for Past Service, Future Promise

The COVID-19 virus pandemic is highlighting the critical need for trusted information during a crisis and, by extension, demonstrating the value of those who ensure that such information is available […] Read More »


If You Work with Information, You’re Home

Ever drive by a condominium or housing development and see a billboard that says, “If you lived here, you’d be home now”? That’s what SLA is for those who work […] Read More »


Get a Head Start on Leadership in 2020

Want to learn about leadership? A good place to start is a library—but not because it has a lot of books and other resources about leadership. It’s because it has […] Read More »

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