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Five Information Professionals Named SLA Fellows

Magazine article Information Outlook

Five Information Professionals Named SLA Fellows

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Two academic librarians, a consultant, a marketing professional, and a legal librarian have been named SLA Fellows for '2010 in recognition of their past, present and future service to the association and the information profession.

The honorees--Rebecca Jones, Dee Magnoni, James Manasco, Jill Strand and Libby Trudell--will be recognized at SLA 2010 during the Awards and Leadership Reception.

Jones joined SLA in 1981 as a student and is currently a managing partner with Dysart & Jones Associates, a Toronto consulting firm specializing in strategic planning, organizational development and change processes for libraries and information-intensive organizations. She has written and presented on the profession's competencies and worked with the team that created SLA's Competencies for Information Professionals of the 21st Century, for which she received SLA's Leadership Award in 2004. She has served on the SLA Nominating Committee and as secretary for the Leadership and Management Division and is currently an alignment ambassador for the Toronto Chapter.

Magnoni has been an SLA member since 1992 and is chair-elect of the Leadership and Management Division and past chair of the Engineering Division. She is the library director at the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering in Needham, Mass., and created from scratch many of the library's services and resources since being hired as its first director eight years ago. She has served on the SLA Board of Directors, chaired SLA's Professional Development Advisory Council, and served as president of two different chapters: the Boston Chapter and the Rhode Island Chapter. She also chaired the Information Technology Division and was the convener of the Information Futurists' Caucus.

Manasco, the head of collection development for the University of Louisville, joined SLA in 1994 and is a member of the Kentucky Chapter and the Science-Technology, Information Technology, and Academic Divisions. …

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