The Special Libraries Association (SLA) is a nonprofit global organization for innovative information professionals and their strategic partners.SLA serves more than 10,000 members in 75 countries in the information profession, including corporate, academic and government information specialists.SLA promotes and strengthens its members through learning, advocacy, and networking initiatives.If you are keen to develop your career and competencies and make an impact on the industry and within your organization, SLA is the association for you. The main SLA Website hosts a wealth of information on its events and conferences, networking and professional development opportunities, and other resources on the information industry and special librarians and information professionals.
Vision, Mission, and Core Values Statements
The Special Libraries Association is the global organization for innovative information professionals and their strategic partners.
The Special Libraries Association promotes and strengthens its members through learning, advocacy, and networking initiatives.
Strengthening our roles as information leaders in our organizations and in our communities, including shaping information policy.
Responding to our clients’ needs, adding qualitative and quantitative value to information services and products.
Innovation and Continuous Learning
Embracing innovative solutions for the enhancement of services and intellectual advancement within the profession.
Results and Accountability
Delivering measurable results in the information economy and our organizations. The Association and its members are expected to operate with the highest level of ethics and honesty.
Collaboration and Partnering
Providing opportunities to meet, communicate, collaborate, and partner within the information industry and the business community.