In Memoriam: Vivian Hewitt

Vivian Ann Davidson Hewitt, the first African-American president of SLA (1978-1979) and a member of the SLA Hall of Fame (1984), a Dame of the Venerable Order of St. John, […] Read More »


Conference Stipend is Latest Honor for SLA Member

Although she just received her master’s degree in library and information science last month, Dymond Bush has been making a mark on librarianship since she began transitioning into the field […] Read More »


In Memoriam: Anne Caputo

Anne Spencer Caputo, who directed learning programs at media and information organizations for several years and served as president of the Special Libraries Association in 2010, died April 1 in […] Read More »


In Memoriam: Donna Scheeder

Donna Wills Scheeder, who held leadership posts in the Library of Congress, led SLA as president in 2000-2001, and generously gave back to her profession as a presenter at industry […] 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 »


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 »

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