‘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 »


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 »

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