Thursday, March 31, 2011
Five up and coming information professionals named SLA Rising Stars
"An information analyst, senior research librarian, web analyst, research services assistant, and reference librarian were named the 2011 Rising Stars of the Special Libraries Association. Sara Batts, Clara Cabrera, Lisa Chow, Ashley Conaway, and Christina Pryor will be recognized at the Awards Ceremony during the SLA 2011 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania this June. They will also take part in the SLA Rising Stars--SLA Fellows Roundtable, where they will partner with five recently named SLA Fellows to discuss information industry trends and field questions from their colleagues. The roundtable is co-hosted by J.J. Keller & Associates, sponsor of the Rising Star Award. The Rising Star Award is presented annually to SLA members who demonstrate exceptional promise of leadership and contribution to SLA and the information profession. Only SLA members who are in their first five years of membership and have recently started their careers are eligible to receive the honor"