Flexibility and Supportive Instructor Make SLA’s Competitive Intelligence Program Stand Out

Had you been prescient and known that a pandemic was going to bring the world to a near-standstill for the next 15 months, what skill(s) would you have learned in […] Read More »

SLA Innovation Challenge

Submission deadline: January 19, 2021 Submit Your Proposal Proposal Details   Recognition and Benefits   Code of Conduct   Questions and Answers The Special Libraries Association (SLA) is hosting an Innovation Challenge. Members […] Read More »

Copyright Courses

Registration is now open for copyright courses! Build your skills in copyright taught by Lesley Ellen Harris, the CEO of Copyrightlaws.com.  Contact learning@sla.org if you have any questions.  Obtaining Permission: […] Read More »

InfoTrends: A Technology Experience Like No Other

Working remotely and sheltering in place have put a premium on technology skills and networking opportunities. On June 30, SLA is hosting an event that combines the best of both, […] Read More »

SLA Urges Employers to Retain Librarians and Information Professionals

Post-Virus Plans Should Include Those Who Manage Information McLean, Va., 26 March 2020—In this time of growing worry and uncertainty, information is one of our most trusted and comforting resources. […] Read More »

2020 Restructuring Initiative

In December 2019, the SLA Board of Directors approved a plan to restructure the leadership and financial systems of chapters and divisions. Under this plan, each “community” (chapter or division) […] Read More »

Diversity by Design: Recruiting a Diverse Workforce

Creating a diverse workforce must be an intentional act, requiring innovative approaches and new tools. By Amanda Fernandez, MI, MBA This article appeared in the November-December 2019 issue of SLA’s […] Read More »

SLA 2020 Restructure Initiative

Fellow SLA Members, Yesterday, 2019 SLA President Hal Kirkwood and I sent a joint message announcing that the SLA Board of Directors had approved a SLA Restructuring initiative for our association. […] Read More »

Consumer Genetic Tests and Privacy:
What Librarians Should Know

Genetic data, like much other personal information, should be safeguarded from sharing with third parties unless consent is freely and knowingly given. By John Verdi More than 26 million people […] Read More »

Candidate for 2020-2022 Director: Jim Miller

Jim Miller is the Principal of Connect Public Affairs, a consultancy that provides strategic competitive intelligence to organizations to help them effectively deal with government and the non-market environment. Jim […] Read More »

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