‘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 »

SLA Featured Jobs

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Be Your Own Boss—Even if You Report to Someone Else

Does the word “entrepreneur” ever enter your mind when you reflect upon what you do professionally? In a world where organizations often have a hard time identifying, clarifying, or even […] Read More »

**Scheduled System Upgrade**

NOTICE: SLA will be doing a technology upgrade beginning Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Our database, the member access to the website, ability to join or renew functions will be unavailable […] Read More »

Read the March-April Issue of Information Outlook

Ensuring user access. Incorporating e-books. Improving user experience. Managing copyright and fair use. These are but a few of the challenges facing today’s librarians and information professionals. But one challenge […] Read More »

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