‘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 »

How to Register for Events as a Non-Member

Navigate to the program you want to register for and click the “register” button.  You will be redirected to a Login page. Click “Create Account” or if you want to […] Read More »


Identifying, Accessing and Evaluating Data

Finding and accessing data can be problematic, but many of the skills used in traditional reference can be applied to data discovery. By Jennifer Huck, MS, MLS Jennifer Huck is […] Read More »

SLA 2019 Annual Conference

The SLA Annual Conference connects special librarians and information professionals to explore the latest challenges and trends in knowledge and information management.  From June 14th – 18th, SLA celebrated its […] Read More »

Interactive Program Schedule Download Information

Download the mobile app and use it to create your customized schedule for the SLA 2017 Annual Conference! This year, plan your conference schedule using the mobile app. You can […] Read More »

Diigo Communities: Capturing, Sharing, and Exploring Websites

A tool that facilitates the sharing of websites and allows for project annotation and tagging can help you collaborate on projects, find paths to new content, and deliver training materials. […] Read More »

Integrating the Library into Users’ Lives

Librarians must explore ways to take their libraries—both physically and virtually—to their users. By Ken Klapproth, BSME This article appears in the May-June 2015 issue of Information Outlook. Librarians are […] Read More »

Becoming the Library They Need: Anticipating Users’ Expectations

Janice R. Lachance, SLA CEO Opening Keynote Address 2012 Joint Spring Conference SLA Kentucky Chapter/KLA Academic Library Section/KLA Special Library Section Cumberland, Kentucky 12 April 2012 Thank you for that […] Read More »

Academic Social Media for Special Libraries

Special librarians who facilitate the use of academic social media by their clients will help connect them to research and researchers in their professional disciplines. By Bobby Glushko, JD, MLIS, […] Read More »

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