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 »

Already Rising to the Occasion: 2017 Rising Stars

Though the first several years in a new profession often present many valuable on-the-job and extracurricular opportunities for professional development and growth as a leader, new professionals don’t always take […] Read More »

Meeting Opens Eyes, Doors for New Librarian

If an SLA Annual Conference is akin to a freshman-level survey course—think Special Librarianship 101—a divisional conference is like a doctoral dissertation. The presentations are focused on a specific subject […] Read More »

SLA 2017: An Education (and More) for Students

This is an exciting time of year to be a student. If you’re a high school senior, you’re learning which colleges and universities have accepted you for enrollment. If you’re […] Read More »

12 Librarians and Info Pros Honored for 2017

The Special Libraries Association will celebrate a dozen of its members for their noteworthy contributions to the information profession and to the association. Awards will be presented June 18, 19, […] Read More »

Now Welcoming Proposals for SLA 2017 Annual Conference

SLA is pleased to extend its request for SLA 2017 Annual Conference proposals to all SLA members—not just unit planners, as was previously the case. SLA and the Annual Conference […] Read More »

‘The Camaraderie among SLA Members is Impressively Strong’

What did you learn, see, and do at the SLA 2016 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO? In this post, Kelly Johnson, life sciences librarian in the Bobst Library at New York […] Read More »

A Conference Presenter ‘Helped Me See Something’

What did you learn, see, and do at the SLA 2016 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO? In this post, Alex Grigg Dean, library manager at Lexmark International, shares his most important […] Read More »

‘I Took Away Some Great Tips on How to Share Information’

What did you learn, see, and do at the SLA 2016 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO? In this post, Lucy Ahmed of BSI Standards Ltd. shares her most important conference takeaways. […] Read More »

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