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Internet Pioneer to Address London Internet Conference

Medford, NJ, March 1, 2000— Clare Hart, the newly appointed president and chief executive officer of Factiva, will present the opening Keynote Speech at Internet Librarian International on Tuesday, 21 March at Olympia 2 in London.

Ms. Hart has played key roles in the development of information services for the corporate market, and was instrumental in moving Dow Jones Interactive to the World Wide Web.  Factiva, a Dow Jones & Reuters company, offers Dow Jones Interactive, Reuters Business Briefing, and content integration products to corporations around the world.

Ms. Hart commented on her speaking commitment at Internet Librarian International. 

  “I am delighted to be giving a keynote speech at Internet Librarian about the changing Internet landscape.  It is hard to imagine the world, especially the information world, without the Internet and World Wide Web.  The Internet is becoming ubiquitous, affecting how we live, work, learn, and communicate.

  “In 1999, we established a new company to better serve customers of our interactive business services.  This millennium year will be the one we deliver the content, tools, and services that advance our customers’ content integration efforts and knowledge-sharing process to new levels.  Factiva’s stated mission is to be the indispensable provider of information solutions that empower and inspire our customers to make the best business decisions.  We intend to fulfill this corporate purpose, to help our customers successfully compete and move ahead in this highly challenging marketplace.” 

About Factiva
Factiva (, a company owned jointly by Dow Jones & Company and The Reuters Group, offers Reuters Business Briefing, Dow Jones Interactive, and a range of information integration solutions to corporations throughout the world.  Factiva gives businesspeople access to what business has learned and what business is doing, via millions of new and archived articles from more than 7,000 news, business, and trade sources.  The company's information solutions empower and inspire professionals to make the best business decisions.

Factiva is also exhibiting at Libtech 2000, the conference’s associated exhibition, and is sponsoring the exhibition’s Cybercafe – an innovative meeting point for attendees to surf the Internet, collect e-mail, and meet colleagues.  The Cybercafe also plays host to Internet Librarian International’s Cybertour and Cybercruise programme, a unique series of free, hands-on tours led by Web experts.  Further information is available at the Show Web site:

Internet Librarian International, featuring Libtech 2000, is Europe’s major professional Forum for those using Internet-based technologies and resources for doing their jobs.  Taking place on 20 - 22 March 2000 at Olympia 2, London, attendees also benefit from free access to London Book Fair, taking place next door on 19 - 21 March.  Both conference and exhibition are organised by Information Today, Inc. a leading US information science publisher and event developer, which also organises Computers in Libraries, National Online Meeting and the successful sister event, Internet Librarian.  

Internet Librarian International is managed in the UK by Oxford-based Show organiser, Rubicon Communications Ltd.  Further information is available from the address given below.

For further information about Factiva, please contact:

Samantha Kay
Edelman Public Relations Worldwide
T: +44 207 344 1282

Further information about Internet Librarian International, please contact:

Alex Villa
Rubicon Communications Ltd
Oxford Centre for Innovation
Mill Street
Oxford OX2 0JX, UK
T: +44 (0)1865 204947
F: +44 (0)1865 204950

In the US:

Tom Hogan, Jr.
Information Today, Inc.
143 Old Marlton Pike
Medford, NJ 08055
T: 1 609 654 6266
F: 1 609 654 4309

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