Seeking Feedback on SLA Core Competencies Revision Draft

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Kim Dority.

For those of you who are part of or interested in the profession of special librarianship and related fields, the SLA Core Competencies Task Force would like to solicit your feedback on the recently completed draft revision of the Core Competencies. We’d especially like feedback from students interested in the field, so I really appreciate Hack Library School letting us reach out to all of you!

If you’d like to provide feedback, please read the draft document (posted at and then take a very brief survey that will provide an opportunity for you to share your comments (access at by May 14th. This will enable us to aggregate all of your comments for the greatest impact on the Task Force’s revision work.

Chair of the SLA Core Competencies Revision Task Force, Kim Dority is the founder and president of Dority & Associates, an information strategy and content development company. Kim created and manages the LinkedIn “LIS Career Options” group, which now includes more than 8,200 members from 60 different countries commenting on roughly 850 discussions.

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