| SLA Announces
Information Alliance with Information Today, Inc.
September 29, 2003, Washington, DC — The
Special Libraries Association (SLA) announces that it
has entered into an information alliance with Information
Today, Inc., (ITI). This new venture will allow SLA and
ITI to share information, resources and assist with the
cross promotion of conferences and programs. In addition,
SLA members who are new subscribers of ITI publications
will be given a ten percent discount. The partnership
will remain in effect through 2004 and does not limit
SLA's ability to work with other companies.
"We are delighted to be allied with SLA, and,
in turn, their members. The synergies between the two
organizations are numerous, and this agreement will
provide significant value to all involved," said
Tom Hogan, Sr., president and CEO of Information Today,
Inc. "We have always felt that the health and well
being of the information professional community is closely
intertwined with the success of our own company, and
we continue to explore opportunities to impact the profession
in positive ways."
SLA Executive Director Janice R. Lachance noted, "The
alliance between SLA and Information Today is a win-win
situation for both organizations. Each of our brand
names are highly recognized and respected in the global
information community. This joint venture strengthens
the value of our programs and the services we offer
to our members, furthering our commitment to excellence,"
added Lachance. "We are delighted to work with
ITI on this dynamic venture."
About Information Today, Inc.
Information Today, Inc. is a leading publisher and conference
organizer in the information and knowledge management
industries. The company is widely known as the publisher
of premier information and knowledge management titles
such as Information Today, EContent, EMedia, Searcher,
ONLINE, Computers in Libraries, CRM, and KMWorld.
ITI is also the organizer of conferences and exhibitions
such as Internet Librarian, Buying & Selling eContent,
WebSearch University, Streaming Media CA, InfoToday,
KMWorld & Intranets, and Computers in Libraries.
In addition, ITI also publishes many books, directories,
and online products for the information and knowledge
management professional. For more information, please
go to www.infotoday.com.
Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the Special
Libraries Association (SLA) is the international association
representing the interests of thousands of information
professionals in 83 countries. The association offers
a variety of programs and services designed to help
its members serve their customers more effectively and
succeed in an increasingly challenging global information
arena. SLA is committed to the professional growth and
success of its membership. For more information visit
Virtual SLA at www.sla.org.