Mutuality, Diversity and Sharing are Key Conference Themes

Drew Carey, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the first peoples of Cleveland would seem to have little in common, but SLA’s 2019 president, Hal Kirkwood, managed to tie them together […] Read More »

‘Take Up That Torch,’ Dana Award Recipient Urges

In 2009, the Special Libraries Association published a book, SLA at 100: From “Putting Knowledge to Work” to “Building the Knowledge Culture,” to celebrate the association’s centenary. On the occasion […] Read More »

At SLA 2019, Learning and Networking Take the Cake

The Cleve. C-town. The rock ‘n roll capital of the world. The North Coast. Cleveland has had many nicknames throughout its history, but perhaps the most surprising one headlined a […] Read More »

Posters Explore TinkerSpaces, Mapping, and More

Do college undergraduates have the research skills their professors expect them to have? What can libraries do to improve not just the academic health of students, but also their mental […] Read More »

SLA 2018: Practicing Leadership—and Exhibiting It

The opening general session of the SLA 2018 Annual Conference was part homecoming, part awards ceremony, and part keynote presentation, but the unifying thread running throughout the event was leadership—both […] Read More »

Bibliometrics: A Service, Not Just a Tool

Do you use bibliometrics just for counting citations and calculating the impact of research? Susan Makar (photo at left) and Amy Trost did, too—until some of their customers started asking […] Read More »

SLA to Honor Karen Reczek with Dana Award

Karen Reczek has been a member of SLA for almost 30 years and has been actively involved in the association in nearly all of them. On Monday, June 11, at […] Read More »

P.K. Jain to Enter SLA Hall of Fame

Founded in 1999, the SLA Asian Chapter quickly took root and became the association’s fastest-growing chapter in just 10 years. Much of the credit for that growth belongs to Praveen […] Read More »

SLA to Honor Cappoli for Enhancing Librarians’ Skills, Careers

Rose Vormelker began working in libraries at the age of 16, and when her distinguished career ended at age 67, she “retired” to Kent State University to educate future librarians—a […] Read More »

2018 Fellows Reveal Breadth, Diversity of SLA

The breadth and diversity of SLA—its global reach as well as the variety of environments in which its members work and the types of information they manage—will be on display […] Read More »

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