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 »

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 »

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