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Special Offer from the Leadership and Management Division

The Leadership and Management Division (LMD) of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) makes an offer: Attend an LMD professional webinar – get a year’s membership in LMD

September 2, 2014, Alexandria, VA – The Leadership and Management Division (LMD) of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) announces a special offer to members of SLA. LMD’s goal is to extend its unique membership benefits to many more SLA members who may not be aware of those benefits.

Become a member of LMD for one year … just by paying for one webinar you want to attend anyway!

Until 30 May 2015, LMD will offer a 1-year membership in LMD to every non-LMD member who registers for any of the Professional Development Series webinars.

Become an LMD member “on us”! When you register for your webinar, select the “SLA Member, but Non-LMD” option, then copy/paste or write “I want an LMD membership” in the “Note to Seller” field of the PayPal payment form.

The next webinar, on September 10, 2014, is Presenting Information in Visual Formats by Marcy Phelps of Phelps Research Inc. Previous professional development webinars, extremely well received, have included diverse leadership topics such as …

· Career Agility
· Mother Said There’d Be Days Like These: Dealing Professionally and Elegantly with the Unforeseen at Work
· Influencing Leadership Using Competitive Intelligence
· The Art and Science of Negotiating and Managing Contracts

What are the benefits of LMD membership?

  •  An unrivaled network of colleagues from new professionals to experienced leaders
  • High-quality program sessions at the SLA Annual Conference
  • Free registration to all LMD Professional Development Series webinars
  • Opportunities to volunteer and be a leader for the Leadership and Management Division
  • A members-only discussion list
  • A recently relaunched website ( with leadership tips and blog postings relevant to your work and career

About LMD The Leadership and Management Division focuses on providing collegial support and professional development opportunities for its members – new information professionals, emerging leaders and experienced managers alike. LMD is all about helping you to continue to develop your leadership and management skills. LMD is a forum for discussing leadership techniques, career planning, workplace dynamics and communication strategies. Being a manager is NOT a requirement for membership; LMD welcomes all SLA members who aspire to be leaders in their very own ways. For more information, visit

SLA LMD contact: Ulla de Stricker

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