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Who We Are
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Who We Are


CO-SLA member Bryan Loar speaking about knowledge audits during an SLA event at SC search consultants LLC

The Central Ohio chapter of the Special Libraries Association (CO-SLA) is a professional association committed to providing networking and career development opportunities for library and information professionals in the Central Ohio area.


Our members represent a broad range of libraries and information centers in some of Central Ohio's biggest businesses, law firms, universities, and corporations. These include Nationwide Insurance, Battelle Memorial Institute, OCLC, The Columbus Dispatch, and Chemical Abstracts among many others.


CO-SLA members comprise a community of support for information professionals in all stages of their careers. We meet regularly for networking events, presentations, library tours, and informal social get-togethers. Visit our Events page to learn about our upcoming events.


Mission Statement


The Special Libraries Association promotes and strengthens its members through learning, advocacy, and networking initiatives.