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H.W. Wilson has announced that Heeja H. Chung will be its serials librarian. She will oversee all aspects of maintaining the company's serials subscriptions, which are the foundation of its indexing, abstracts, and full-text periodical reference databases.

Most recently, Chung was head of the cataloging and interlibrary loan services department for the Westchester (N.Y.) Library System. While there, she directed centralized cataloging and interlibrary loan services for its member libraries. She has also been a reference librarian at the Armonk Public Library in New York.

Chung holds a B.A. in library science from Ewha Women's University in Seoul, South Korea, and an M.A. in humanities from Manhattanville College in New York.

The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies, a division of ALA, announced that Tom W. Sloan has been named its president.

Currently, Sloan is the Southeast Florida Library Information Network's executive director. His previous positions include state librarian and director of the Delaware Division of Libraries and senior assistant librarian at the University of Delaware. He is an active member of ALA and has chaired the Office of Information Technology and Policy's Copyright Education Committee. Sloan has been on the executive board of the Delaware Library Association and has chaired the Florida Library Association's Network and Consortia Interest Group.

Sloan holds a bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Tennessee, an M.L.S. from Florida State University, and a master's degree in public administration from the University of Delaware.

SOLINET has announced the appointment of Max Anderson to its continuing education and training program as a training and support librarian. He will develop and conduct workshops on many topics, including technology and OCLC products and services for SOLINET members.

Prior to this, Anderson worked as a public-access computer trainer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle. He also spent a month in the Yukon and the Aleutian Islands in Alaska, where he installed and trained at one-room libraries in the Alaskan bush.

Anderson holds an M.S.L.S. from Florida State University.

OCLC and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions have announced the IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellows for 2004. …