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SLA Votes to Keep the Name

According to a SLA press release, members of SLA have voted down the proposal to change the association  name to Association of Strategic Knowledge Professionals.

SLA Name Will Stay: Alignment of Association to Continue

Alexandria, Virginia, December 10, 2009- The Special Libraries Association (SLA) announced the results of its association-wide vote on a new name today. Voting in record numbers, SLA members failed to approve a proposal to change the organization’s name to the Association for Strategic Knowledge Professionals. 50 percent of those members eligible to vote participated in the referendum, with 2071 voting yes and 3225 voting no.
Read the full press release.

For more information and to participate in discussions of the vote see Twitter #slaname.

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