The Catholic University of America

      Fifth Annual SLIS Symposium, 2013
      Friday, February 1st, 2013
       Pryzbyla Center
      Catholic University of America

The School of Library and Information Science thanks the following sponsors who have helped make this event possible:

LAC Group, a global information services firm, specializes in consulting, managed services, outsourcing, staffing, project management, asset management, digitization, expense reduction, library & research services, technical services and recruiting services.

From traditional and special libraries, to knowledge centers and digital asset management, LAC Group brings the experience, knowledge and expertise to oversee and/or staff information management functions and operations in the private, public and government sectors. 

Our mission is to connect knowledge and people, and to utilize our expertise to help our clients solve mundane to complex problems, manage change and provide qualified professionals for jobs, assignments, projects and careers.


ProQuest connects people with vetted, reliable information. Key to serious research, the company has forged a 70-year reputation as a gateway to the world's knowledge - from dissertations to governmental and cultural archives to news, in all its forms. Its role is essential to libraries and other organizations whose missions depend on the delivery of complete, trustworthy information. ProQuest's massive information pool is accessible through the all-new ProQuest(r) platform, which moves beyond navigation to empower researchers to use, create, and share content-accelerating research productivity. This energetic, fast-growing organization includes the Summon(tm) web-scale discovery service, the new ProQuest Dialog(tm) service, and business units ebrary(r), Serials Solutions(r), RefWorks-COS(tm), and Bowker(r).



Springer Science+Business Media ( is a leading global scientific publisher, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R & D departments with quality content via innovative information products and services. Springer is also a trusted local-language publisher in Europe – especially in Germany and the Netherlands – primarily for physicians and professionals working in the automotive, transport and healthcare sectors. Roughly 2,000 journals and more than 7,000 new books are published by Springer each year, and the group is home to the world’s largest STM eBook collection, as well as the most comprehensive portfolio of open access journals. Springer employs more than 7,000 individuals across the globe and in 2011 generated sales of approximately EUR 875 million.