‘Generosity of Spirit’ Marks Hall of Fame Inductees

A hall of fame—whether in a sport, a profession, the arts, or any other endeavor—generally honors exceptional achievements and contributions. The two information professionals being inducted into SLA’s Hall of […] Read More »


Fellows’ Diverse Interests Reflect Singular Passion

Being named a Fellow of the Special Libraries Association is a high honor, but one that comes with strings attached: It entails an obligation to advise SLA’s Board of Directors […] Read More »


New Rising Stars Primed to Make Lasting Impact

Being named a “rising star” can sometimes create a burden of expectations that weighs down even the most talented of people. The two information professionals who are receiving SLA’s Rising […] Read More »


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 »

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