Marjorie M.K. Hlava Presents SLA Webinar on Taxonomies


Albuquerque, NM (February 27, 2013) – Access Innovations president Marjorie M.K. Hlava will present a webinar for the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Special Libraries Association on Tuesday, March 12th. The webinar, entitled “Taxonomies: What Are They and How Are They Useful?” will run from 5:30PM to 6:30PM Pacific Time (2:30PM to 3:30 PM Eastern). SLA-SF has offered free admission to Taxonomy Division members. The deadline for this special offer is March 1st, 2013.

The oceans of data coming at us through Internet portals need to be harnessed to power our research, development and management of existing knowledge as a foundation for growth and profitability. This webinar is a great introduction to a powerful skill that sets us apart from IT, and adds value to our information systems.

Marjorie M.K. Hlava is president, chairman, and founder of Access Innovations, Inc. in Albuquerque, NM. Very well known in the international information arena, she is the founding Chair of the SLA Taxonomy Division established in August 2009. She is past president of NFAIS (2002-2003), the organization for those who create, organize, and distribute information. In 1993, Ms. Hlava served as president of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T).  She is the 1996 recipient of ASIS&T’s prestigious Watson Davis Award. Ms. Hlava was also twice a member of the Board of Directors of SLA, where she was awarded the President’s Award for her Standards work. She has been granted 21 patent claims for her work.

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013, 5:30-6:30PM (Pacific)

How to Register:
By phone, or online via GoToWebinar, hosted by SLA-SF. You will need a PC with Internet access. You can use your computer audio or telephone (toll call). The link and call information will be provided after verification of registration payment.

Cost to Attend:
$25 for SLA members, $50 for non-members/guests, and $15 for students/retirees/unemployed.

Please call, register online or ensure your mail-in registration form and check are received no later than Wednesday, March 6th, 2013.

Are you a current member of the SLA Taxonomy Division?
Taxonomy Division members may attend this webinar for free. Do not use the registration link shown above. Instead, send your name, email address and phone number with your interest in the webinar to Wendi Pohs, Taxonomy Division PD Chair: The deadline for this special offer is March 1st, 2013.


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About SLA-SF, the San Francisco Bay Region Chapter

Mission: The San Francisco Bay Region Chapter of SLA will offer its members services and activities which anticipate and are responsive to member needs. The Chapter will take advantage of changing technologies to foster communication among the membership and educate members about opportunities for professional activity and participation.

Members of the San Francisco Bay Region Chapter of SLA work in diverse information environments, ranging from business and technical organizations to research, government and academic institutions. We are found in public and private corporations, law firms, colleges and universities, banks and financial institutions, newspapers, hospitals, research facilities, public libraries, and engineering and architectural firms. Although many members work in corporate and special libraries, others are managers, researchers, analysts, technical services specialists, and consultants.

Our members share common goals: networking with our colleagues, keeping up with technological advances, staying current about the information professions, and participating in ongoing professional development. Membership in the SF Chapter provides us with opportunities to achieve those goals. See for more details.

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