Richard P. Hulser

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RICHARD P. HULSER is content development director, Infotrieve, Los Angeles, CA (2000-present).

SLA Member Since: 1982

Past Employment: digital technologies product marketing manager (1998-2000), technology strategy planning consultant (1996-98), consultant, libraries and museums (1993-96), industry specialist, libraries and museums (1989-93), library industry specialist (1986-89), senior librarian (1984-86), IBM Corporation; library director (1981-82), assistant librarian (1979-81), Snow College, Ephraim, Utah.

Education: B.S. State University of New York at Stony Brook, (1976); M.Ed.

Utah State University, Logan, UT (1979); M.A. (librarianship & information management), University of Denver, CO (1983).

SLA Chapter Activities: Connecticut Valley: president (1995-96); program chair/president-elect (1994-95). Rio Grande: keynote speaker, International Special Librarians Day (2000). Invited speaker: Boston, Cincinnati, New York, and Philadelphia chapters. Professional development workshop leader: Southern California and Texas chapters. Member: Connecticut Valley, New York, San Diego, Southern California chapters.

SLA Division Activities: Museums, Arts & Humanities: member, Membership Committee (1996-97). Library Management: member, Homepage Committee (1994-95). Science-Technology: chair, Nominations Committee (1994-95); division liaison, SLA Professional Standards Committee (1993-94); past chair, chair and chair-elect (1991-94); chair, Strategic Planning Committee (1988-91, 1986-87); member, Long Range Planning Committee (1985-86); Awards Committee (chair, 1984-85; member, 1983-84). Speaker and moderator for: Business & Finance, Library Management, Museums, Arts & Humanities, and Science-Technology Divisions. SLA Caucus Activities: Information Futurists: convener (1995-97); founder (1995). Gay & Lesbian Issues: co-convener and newsletter editor (1995-96). Professional Librarians in Non-Traditional Careers: member (1995-98).

SLA Association-level Activities: Networking Committee (chair, 2000-01; member, 1999-2000); Board of Directors (1997-99) division cabinet chair/chair-elect; member, Strategic Planning Committee (1995-96); DACOLT workshop moderator (1996, 1994); Nominating Committee (chair, 1994-95; member, 1993-94); member, Special Committee on Examination of Conference Change to Weekend Format (1993-94); Speaker, SLA SOTA Institute (1999).

Other Professional Activities: Coalition for Networked Information: IBM Delegate (1993-99), IBM representative to SLA (1992-5); ASIS: treasurer, Metro-NY Chapter (1988-89). Member: ACRL, ALA, LITA, AAM, ARLIS/NA, ARMA. Keynote speaker for Wisconsin Library Association and Colorado Library Association.

Awards & Honors: SLA Fellow (2000); judge, MCI Cybrarian of the Year (1998). Member: Beta Phi Mu, Phi Delta Kappa Professional Education Fraternity, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.

Recent Publications: "Interdependence Outlook for Information Professionals at SLA's Annual Conference" Library Hi Tech News, vol. …