In Memoriam: James Matarazzo

James (“Jim”) Matarazzo, a longtime champion of special libraries and 2016 recipient of SLA’s highest honor, the John Cotton Dana Award, died April 17 in Massachusetts. Jim joined SLA in […] Read More »

Hal Kirkwood to Lead SLA as President in 2019

Hal Kirkwood, associate professor and business information specialist at the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics at Purdue University, was elected by SLA members to serve as the […] Read More »

Contributed Papers Add to Body of SLA Research

Which strategies work best for introducing library customers to new resources? Is there any evidence that membership in a professional association benefits librarians and furthers their careers? How are your […] Read More »

Doris Helfer to Receive Top SLA Honor

SLA’s founder, John Cotton Dana, believed that libraries should be communities of learning, their resources open to all. On June 20, SLA will present its highest honor to a librarian […] Read More »

Guthrie, Hallingby to Enter SLA Hall of Fame

Two longtime SLA members who have worked worked diligently and advocated passionately to further the interests of librarians and the information profession are being rewarded with induction into the SLA […] Read More »

Adams, Kirkwood Top Slate of 10 Board Candidates

Information professionals hailing from three continents and five different types of work environments are vying for seats on the 2018-2020 SLA Board of Directors. Kevin Adams, information specialist at the […] Read More »

Facing the Future Together: My Visit to the Asia Chapter

SLA’s Asia Chapter represents a number of countries, and recently I was able to visit India, where I had the opportunity to speak at a workshop and a conference as well […] Read More »

Already Rising to the Occasion: 2017 Rising Stars

Though the first several years in a new profession often present many valuable on-the-job and extracurricular opportunities for professional development and growth as a leader, new professionals don’t always take […] Read More »

12 Librarians and Info Pros Honored for 2017

The Special Libraries Association will celebrate a dozen of its members for their noteworthy contributions to the information profession and to the association. Awards will be presented June 18, 19, […] Read More »

In Memoriam: Eugene Garfield

Eugene Garfield, a former member of SLA who is considered the father of citation analysis and bibliometrics, died February 26 at the age of 91. Dr. Garfield studied chemistry as […] Read More »

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