Library Champions: American Library Association Would like to Thank Its 2001-2002 Library Champions

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Library Champions: American Library Association Would like to Thank Its 2001-2002 Library Champions

Jon Hamann, Director


For over 30 years 3M has been helping libraries meet the changing needs of their customers. In addition to providing innovative. Digitals Material Flaw Management Solutions, 3M partners with libraries in programs such as the @ your library[TM] campaign, PLA Partners, IFLA Patron Sponsors, the 3M/NMRT Professional Development Grant, Check-it-out-Yourself Day, Salute to Schools and the LAMA Institute, 3M is also proud to be an ALA Library Champion, and we feel strongly about supporting a program so committed to increasing public awareness of libraries around the world.


CONTACT Joan Marie Olscen 651.736.1163

James Alexander, Director of eBooks


Adobe Systems Incorporated has been providing award winning software solutions to the publishing industry for 20 years. Most libraries are using Adobe Acrobat as the standard to exchange and share documents. Now using Adobe Content Server, libraries have the ability to check in/check out Adobe PDF eBooks, manage inventory, and deliver Adobe PDF eBooks securely for offline viewing. By seamlessly integrating with existing library systems, the Adobe PDF eBook solution increases circulation by delivering a rich user experience for their patrons. Working in partnership with libraries all over the world, Adobe strives to generate the best digital publishing solutions.


CONTACT James Alexander 408.536.6000

Rene Havana


Established in 1976, our family-owned business recently celebrated its 25th anniversary with a 10,000 square font warehouse dedicated solely to books in Spanish. We have over 3,600 titles in stock and can satisfy any special requests you may desire, It is our goal to provide you with fast and reliable service at the lowest possible price. We greatly welcome any suggestions you may have to improve our services, and would like to thank all those associated with ALA, especially the librarians, for their support.


CONTACT Rene Navarro 305.858.4300

George Coe, President, Institutional


Baker & Taylor's products and services are designed with you, our customer, in mind. We have over 170 years of experience serving libraries around the world. Since 1828, we have brought libraries the widest range of product offerings in the industry, as well as value-added and customized services to meet your needs, and ultimately, the needs of your patrons. Today, we are committed to developing new programs and services that are in-step with today's technology and the changing needs of you and your patrons. By providing superior service and support, we are helping to ensure that your library remains a champion in your community.


CONTACT Information Services 800.775.1800


Barnes & Noble and American libraries share a passion for placing more books into the hands of more people. Our stores across the country stock an extensive selection of titles, books from more than 50,000 publisher imprints with an emphasis on small, independent publishers and university presses. Our community programs are focused on promoting literacy, and our support of the American Library Association is one of the more important things we do.


CONTACT Mary Carlomagno 212.633.3356

Bob Sibert, President


For eighty-two years our company has put children's books in our unique binding so they are durable enough to withstand the heavy circulation they get in school and public libraries. Whether it be my grandfather, my father, or me, a Sibert has been at every ALA Annual Conference since 1925.

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