Info 'Heroes' Win SLA Awards

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Info 'Heroes' Win SLA Awards


SLA has selected 22 outstanding individuals and one team of information professionals as recipients of its 2005 awards and honors. SLA honorees will be saluted during the SLA 2005 Annual Conference in Toronto.

SLA President Ethel Salonen of Cambridge, Mass., said, "Our 2005 honorees reflect the heart of the profession now and into the future. These 'info heroes' consistently deliver value for their organizations and the profession. They also live the values of our community: leadership, service, innovation and continuous learning, results and accountability, collaboration and partnership. They set the standard for information professionals worldwide."

Candidates for SLA Awards and Honors were reviewed and considered by the SLA Awards and Honors Committee, chaired this year by Bill Fisher of San Jose, Calif., SLA Board of Directors.

The 2005 SLA honorees are:

SLA Hall of Fame Inductees: Carol Ginsburg (New York) and Phyllis Waggoner (San Francisco)

John Cotton Dana Award: Sylvia Piggott (Global Information Solutions Group, Montreal)

Rose L. Vormelker Award: Carol Berger (C. Berger Group, Carol Stream, Ill.) and Tony Stankus (College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.)

Fellows of the Special Libraries Association: L. Susan Hayes (Parkland Library, Parkland, Fla.), Thomas Rink (Tulsa Police Department), Davenport "Dav" Robertson (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, N. …

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