American Library Association Would like to Thank Its 2002-2003 Library Champions. (Library Champions)

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Don Leslie, Industry & Government Business Manager

3M LIBRARY SYSTEMS

For over 30 years 3M has been helping libraries meet the changing needs of their customers. In addition to providing innovative Material Flow Management Solutions, 3M partners with libraries in programs such as the @ your library[TM] campaign, PLA Partners, (FLA 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 bean ALA Library Champion, and we feel strongly about supporting a program so committed to increasing public awareness of libraries around the world.

FOUNDED 1902

CONTACT Joan Marie Olseen 651.736.1163

www.3M.com/us.library

James Alexander, Director of eBooks

ADOBE SYSTEMS INCORPORATED

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 fur their patrons. Working in partnership with libraries all over the world, Adobe strives to generate the best digital publishing solutions.

FOUNDED 1982

CONTACT James Alexander, 408.536.6000

http://ebooks.adobe.com

Rene Navarro

ASTRAN, INC.

Established in 1976, our family-owned business recently celebrated its 25th anniversary with a 10000 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.

FOUNDED 1976

CONTACT Rene Navarro 305.858.4300

www.astranbooks.com

George Coe, President, Baker & Taylor Institutional

BAKER & TAYLOR

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 instep with todays 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.

FOUNDED 1828

CONTACT Information Services 800.775.1800

www.btol.com

BARNES & NOBLE

Barnes & Noble and American libraries share a passion for placing more boobs into the hands of more people. Our stores across the country stock an extensive selection of titles, boobs 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.

FOUNDED 1873

CONTACT Mary Carlomagno 212.633.3356

www.bn.com

Bob Sibert, President

BOUND TO STAY BOUND BOOKS, INC.

For eighty years nor company has pot children's boobs in our unique binding on 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. …