Conference Focuses on Need to Provide Value

After two years of online conferences necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Special Libraries Association reconvened in person on July 31 in Charlotte, North Carolina, while also offering the option […] Read More »


Call to ‘Move SLA Forward’ Opens 2022 Conference

Three years after hosting its previous in-person conference and four years removed from what was supposed to be its first-ever conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, the Special Libraries Association opened […] Read More »


Papers and Posters Reflect Diverse Interests of SLA Members

Stacey Wahl had planned to be in Charlotte, North Carolina, last year to present a paper at the SLA 2020 Annual Conference. Instead, she’ll be in Charlotte next year, reaping […] Read More »


Abstracts Sought for 2021 Conference Posters

If esoteric peer-reviewed journals are the gold standard for sharing in-depth research, posters are the equivalent of Twitter—a means of communicating essential information to a broad audience in bite-sized pieces. […] Read More »


Work, Technology to Converge at InfoTrends 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many new changes and accelerated others that were already occurring, and nowhere has this been felt more acutely than at work. Jobs have been […] Read More »


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 »

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