Paper on Water Costs Rated Best at Annual Conference

The nearly 50 education sessions at SLA’s 2022 Annual Conference addressed a wide variety of topics, ranging from using non-traditional information sources to cleaning catalog data to addressing misinformation to […] Read More »


Conference Focuses on Need to Provide Value

After two years of online conferences necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Special Libraries Association reconvened in person on July 31 in Charlotte, North Carolina, while also offering the option […] Read More »


On Day 2, Focus is On Finding and Vetting

Where can you find information and data, and how do you know whether it is accurate? Those questions loomed large over the second day of the SLA 2022 Annual Conference, […] Read More »


New Skills, Helpful Mentors, and an ‘Awesome Deed’

Where does value lie in an association? SLA, like all associations, must continually ask this question of its members so it can adjust its programs, services, and other offerings to […] Read More »


‘Relentless Curiosity’ Drives Dana Award Recipient

When John Cotton Dana, SLA’s founder and first president, became Denver’s first librarian, he pushed for the right to allow patrons to browse the stacks themselves rather than ask librarians […] Read More »


Extended Access Adds Value, Reduces Regrets

Ever leave a conference wishing you had done more—attended more sessions, spent more time networking and connecting, or asked more questions? If so, you aren’t alone. Conference regret comes in […] Read More »


Using Our Voice to ‘Actively Combat’ Racism

The recent death of George Floyd in Minneapolis at the hands of police has ignited protests around the world and prompted many organizations to review their operations to identify practices […] Read More »


Making Friends, Confidants and Memories

Some memories are made of once-in-a-lifetime moments; others are lifetimes in the making, such as summer trips to the beach, with each year creating fresh memories. Memories of SLA Annual […] Read More »


In Memoriam: Agnes Mattis

Agnes Kelly Mattis, a member of SLA’s Hall of Fame and a tireless volunteer with the association’s New York Chapter, died July 15 after a brief illness. Agnes began her […] Read More »

Info Pros Gather in Cleveland for SLA 2019

Hundreds of information professionals from around the world began gathering in Cleveland, Ohio, this week to attend the Special Libraries Association’s 2019 Annual Conference and celebrate the 110th anniversary of […] Read More »

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