The Early Bird Gets . . . Savings, Education, and More!

You could fill a library—several libraries, actually—with the books and articles written about the wisdom of saving money, the benefits of education and training, the advantages of building a professional […] Read More »

Intelligence: It’s Much More than Good Research

Ever notice how some organizations seem to make smarter decisions than others? Ever wonder why—do they conduct better research, or are they just better at using it? SLA’s certificate program […] Read More »

In SLA, ‘Member Benefits’ is Redundant

SLA offers many great member benefits, such as discounts on conference and course registration and access to an online community tool. But in listening to SLA members talk about their […] Read More »

Just Try It, You’ll Like It—Maybe Even Love It!

“I wish I had known about this sooner. I can’t believe I’ve been missing out this entire time.” How often have we heard ourselves utter these words? For some young […] Read More »

Contributed Papers Add to Body of SLA Research

Which strategies work best for introducing library customers to new resources? Is there any evidence that membership in a professional association benefits librarians and furthers their careers? How are your […] Read More »

Papers, Posters Reflect Wide Range of Research Interests

What skills do librarians need to learn to effectively turn information into intelligence and help their organizations anticipate and benefit from change? How can librarians better differentiate their services from […] Read More »

Doris Helfer to Receive Top SLA Honor

SLA’s founder, John Cotton Dana, believed that libraries should be communities of learning, their resources open to all. On June 20, SLA will present its highest honor to a librarian […] Read More »

Guthrie, Hallingby to Enter SLA Hall of Fame

Two longtime SLA members who have worked worked diligently and advocated passionately to further the interests of librarians and the information profession are being rewarded with induction into the SLA […] Read More »

2017 Fellows Reflect Breadth of Special Librarianship

Look at any class of SLA Fellows and you’ll see a group of active, mid-career SLA members being recognized for their past, present, and future service to the association and […] Read More »

Paths Not Often Taken Lead Dority to ‘Rosie’

“Select the person with the best possible qualifications and experience,” wrote Rose Vormelker in 1952. She was writing about establishing a special librarianship function within a public library, but she […] Read More »

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