McLean, Virginia, U.S.A., 6 April 2021-SLA President Tara Murray Grove is presenting citations to several individuals and groups with the Special Libraries Association in recognition of the efforts they made during 2020 to provide leadership in areas ranging from governance and technology to diversity and education.
"The COVID-19 pandemic presented the most serious challenge to SLA and its members that we have faced since our founding in 1909, and we are emerging from it a stronger, more cohesive, and more dedicated community than we were before it hit," Grove said. "I am proud of what we have accomplished, and these citations reflect the breadth and depth of our many accomplishments during a very challenging year."
Presidential citations are given to SLA members for notable or important contributions during the year that enhanced the association or furthered its goals and objectives. For 2020, the following members and groups are receiving citations:
"Through their efforts, these individuals and groups demonstrated the value they place in learning, in networking, in leading, and above all in belonging to a community of like-minded professionals who want to advance their careers and this association," Grove said. "I am honored to present them with citations and count them as colleagues."