Welcome to the web site for the SLA Toronto Chapter!
SLA Toronto was founded in 1940 and represents the interests of information professionals in Toronto and most of the province of Ontario west of Kingston. The Toronto Chapter is a dynamic and active organization with over 400 members and is part of SLA, an international organization headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. We provide an opportunity for information professionals in our area to learn and network at events as well as participate in a discussion list. On this web site you will find our Chapter newsletter, The Courier and the popular web source, the Librarians’ Resource Centre, as well as many other items of interest.
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.
To read more about the association and its strategic goals, see SLA’s Strategic Plan.