Like Attendees, Presenters Learn from Conferences

Along with networking, professional education is one of the leading reasons to attend a conference. But attendees aren’t the only ones who learn from conference sessions—presenters learn valuable lessons as […] Read More »


Multiply the Power of Your Knowledge at SLA2021

Many people have heard the expression “knowledge is power.” Far fewer are familiar with “knowledge shared is knowledge squared,” which is another way of saying that sharing knowledge multiplies its […] Read More »


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 »


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 »

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