erbian Library Association (SLA) is the oldest library association in Serbia and one of the biggest cultural associations in the country, with over 650 individual and collective members in 2017. The SLA is a
member of IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) and EBLIDA ( European Bureau of Library Information and Document Associations) and regularly collaborates with the numerous other associations in the region, in Europe and the United States. The Association was established on December 14, 1947 in Belgrade, so 2017 brings a jubilee for the SLA, marking the seven decades of successful work for the Library and Information Science and profession in Serbia. This year in December the SLA will organise its XIV annual conference, which will also include a celebration ceremony in the name of its jubilee.