About Us

Founded in 1927, the Cleveland Chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) is one of 56 regional chapters worldwide. We have a diverse membership of librarians and information professionals employed in a variety of settings – academic, corporate, public, medical, law, media, government, museums and more. Our geographic scope covers northern Ohio with the exception of Fulton, Lucas, Ottawa and Wood counties. Our southern boundaries are comprised of Paulding, Putnam, Hancock, Wyandot, Crawford, Richland, Ashland, Holmes, Tuscarawas, Harrison and Jefferson counties.

Membership benefits include:

  • Networking opportunities with chapter members.
  • Meetings and seminars on current topics in special librarianship.
  • Access to the discussion list, the chapter’s blog, which includes information on chapter programs and activities, and the Facebook fan page.

Please take a moment to explore our site and find out how you can become part of our community. We look forward to seeing you soon!


  • Save the date! SLA/MALL Annual Party on Nov. 8

    Please save the date for Friday, November 8! Our annual gathering and student-managed silent auction will take place at Urban Growler's private Barrel Room in St. Paul, before holidays and unpredictable winter weather start happening.

    EventBrite link and reminders will be communicated in September.
  • April Board Meeting Minutes Now Available

    Hello everyone,

    Happy Friday!

    The minutes from the board meeting held April 26, 2019 are now available in the New England Chapter Library's Board Meeting Minutes folder here.

  • Board Meeting Minutes Now Available

    The SLA New England Board recently moved to make board meeting minutes accessible to the New England Chapter Community in Connect after the recent migration from the old website, where minutes were previously made available.

    You can now find meeting minutes in the Board Meeting Minutes folder of the SLA New England Chapter Connect Library

    Currently, the most recently approved minutes have been added, which include minutes from the 2017 Annual Business Meeting (approved at the 2018 ABM) and the February and March 2019 board meetings. 

    Going forward, the minutes will be added monthly, and I will post an announcement accordingly.

    If you have any questions/comments/concerns about this change or suggestions regarding secretarial duties, please don't hesitate to contact me at kelly.bunting@analog.com.

    SLA New England Secretary
  • Spring 2019 Program and Business Meeting, May 10, 2019

    Please join the SLA Kentucky Chapter for our upcoming lunch, tours of the International Museum of the Horse and the American Saddlebred Museum at the Kentucky Horse Park, and business meeting on Friday, May 10, 2019. Afterwards, please join us at Slainte Public House in Georgetown for a happy hour. Event details...
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    This webinar contains details to maximize Connect

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