Crowdsourcing the ‘Future-Thinking’ Process

During World War II, 23 engineers from Lockheed (a U.S. aircraft manufacturer) were hand-picked by the U.S. Army to quickly design and build U.S. fighter aircraft. Their designs, which included […] Read More »


In Memoriam: Alleen Thompson

Alleen Thompson, whose 1982 induction into the SLA Hall of Fame punctuated a career that included creating two libraries from the ground up and serving in the Women’s Naval Reserves […] Read More »


In Memoriam: Angela Pollis

Angela R. “Ange” Pollis, a 1999 inductee into SLA’s Hall of Fame and an active member and leader of the SLA Pittsburgh Chapter well into her retirement years, died on […] Read More »


Hulser, Lenius Awarded SLA’s Top Honor

A librarian who has pushed in several different directions and another who took a deep dive into specific areas of the information profession are being honored by the Special Libraries […] Read More »


SLA Inducts Ormsby, Rink into Hall of Fame

Two academic librarians who began their careers in different settings—one in a public library, the other on a police force—will be inducted into the Special Libraries Association’s Hall of Fame […] Read More »


New SLA Fellows Span Library Spectrum

Information professionals at a university, a biotechnology firm, and a national library will officially become Fellows of the Special Libraries Association when the organization hosts its Awards and Honors Presentation […] Read More »


SLA to Honor Four Who Are Making Early Mark

Four young librarians whose career paths are heading in markedly different directions will be honored by their equally distinct peers when the Special Libraries Association hosts its awards presentation ceremony […] Read More »


SLA Takes Stands against Diversion of Information

Where does information go when it leaves a library or information center? In the past three weeks, the Special Libraries Association has taken two public stands against the diversion of […] Read More »


SLA Honors 11 Members for Past Service, Future Promise

The COVID-19 virus pandemic is highlighting the critical need for trusted information during a crisis and, by extension, demonstrating the value of those who ensure that such information is available […] Read More »


SLA Stands Up for Librarians, Urges Action on Copyright and Intellectual Property

Climate change, the COVID-19 virus, and the faltering global economy are challenges of immense magnitude, and addressing them will require action on multiple fronts. The Special Libraries Association has been […] Read More »

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