Dialog Names Libby Trudell Senior Vice President, Information Professional Market Development

Apr 26, 2001, 01:00 ET from Dialog

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Dialog, a leading provider
 of online-based information services and a subsidiary of The Thomson
 Corporation (TSE: TOC), today named Libby Trudell senior vice president,
 information professional market development.
     In this newly established role, Trudell coordinates and champions all
 Dialog programming to the information professional and librarian marketplace
 on a worldwide basis. This includes managing the re-launched Quantum2
 professional development program; supporting ongoing high-level contacts with
 library associations, including the Special Libraries Association (SLA);
 enriching Dialog educational programs at library schools; and establishing
 Dialog customer advisory boards. Her team also provides input regarding needs
 of the information professional market to assist with product and content
 development, strategic marketing, sales, and pricing.
     Trudell has more than 25 years experience in the information industry.
 Since joining Dialog in 1983, she has served in numerous roles, including vice
 president, product management; vice president, strategic planning; senior
 director, product marketing; director of marketing and customer services; and
 marketing manager.
     Prior to joining Dialog, Trudell had seven years experience in such
 positions as customer support, training and marketing for electronic
 information services including OCLC and RLIN, and overseeing a variety of
 library automation products. Her career began at the Massachusetts Bureau of
 Library Extension, administering funding for federal library grants.
     Trudell is an active member in SLA, having held roles including chair of
 the strategic planning committee and of the virtual section for the ITE
 division, and is currently a director of the San Andreas chapter. She has also
 served on the editorial board of the Journal of Library Automation and Library
 HiTech, and has published numerous articles and papers on the information
 industry.
     Trudell holds a Masters in Library Science from Simmons and a BA from
 Tufts University. She will continue to be based in Mountain View, Calif.
 
     About Dialog
     Dialog is the worldwide leader in providing online information services to
 organizations seeking competitive advantages in such fields as business,
 science, engineering, finance, and law. Its Internet and intranet-based
 products and services such as Dialog(R), Dialog1, Profound(R), and
 DataStar(TM) offer immediate access to over 12 terabytes, or more than six
 billion pages, of key information. The company has recently been named Grand
 Prize winner in the Database Scalability Program 2000 by the Winter
 Corporation for the size and breadth of its content.  Headquartered in Cary,
 N.C., with offices around the world, Dialog has over 20,000 customers in more
 than 100 countries and is a subsidiary of The Thomson Corporation.  For more
 information, contact Dialog at 1-800-3DIALOG, or on the World Wide Web at
 http://www.dialog.com.
 
     The Thomson Corporation
     The Thomson Corporation, with 2000 revenues of approximately $6.0 billion,
 is a leading global e-information and solutions company in the business and
 professional marketplace.  The Corporation's common shares are listed on the
 Toronto and London Stock Exchanges.  For more information, visit
 http://www.thomson.com.
 
     All designated trademarks used herein are the property of The Dialog
 Corporation or its subsidiaries. Registered marks are registered by The Dialog
 Corporation or its subsidiaries, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. All other
 marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
 
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    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Dialog, a leading provider
 of online-based information services and a subsidiary of The Thomson
 Corporation (TSE: TOC), today named Libby Trudell senior vice president,
 information professional market development.
     In this newly established role, Trudell coordinates and champions all
 Dialog programming to the information professional and librarian marketplace
 on a worldwide basis. This includes managing the re-launched Quantum2
 professional development program; supporting ongoing high-level contacts with
 library associations, including the Special Libraries Association (SLA);
 enriching Dialog educational programs at library schools; and establishing
 Dialog customer advisory boards. Her team also provides input regarding needs
 of the information professional market to assist with product and content
 development, strategic marketing, sales, and pricing.
     Trudell has more than 25 years experience in the information industry.
 Since joining Dialog in 1983, she has served in numerous roles, including vice
 president, product management; vice president, strategic planning; senior
 director, product marketing; director of marketing and customer services; and
 marketing manager.
     Prior to joining Dialog, Trudell had seven years experience in such
 positions as customer support, training and marketing for electronic
 information services including OCLC and RLIN, and overseeing a variety of
 library automation products. Her career began at the Massachusetts Bureau of
 Library Extension, administering funding for federal library grants.
     Trudell is an active member in SLA, having held roles including chair of
 the strategic planning committee and of the virtual section for the ITE
 division, and is currently a director of the San Andreas chapter. She has also
 served on the editorial board of the Journal of Library Automation and Library
 HiTech, and has published numerous articles and papers on the information
 industry.
     Trudell holds a Masters in Library Science from Simmons and a BA from
 Tufts University. She will continue to be based in Mountain View, Calif.
 
     About Dialog
     Dialog is the worldwide leader in providing online information services to
 organizations seeking competitive advantages in such fields as business,
 science, engineering, finance, and law. Its Internet and intranet-based
 products and services such as Dialog(R), Dialog1, Profound(R), and
 DataStar(TM) offer immediate access to over 12 terabytes, or more than six
 billion pages, of key information. The company has recently been named Grand
 Prize winner in the Database Scalability Program 2000 by the Winter
 Corporation for the size and breadth of its content.  Headquartered in Cary,
 N.C., with offices around the world, Dialog has over 20,000 customers in more
 than 100 countries and is a subsidiary of The Thomson Corporation.  For more
 information, contact Dialog at 1-800-3DIALOG, or on the World Wide Web at
 http://www.dialog.com.
 
     The Thomson Corporation
     The Thomson Corporation, with 2000 revenues of approximately $6.0 billion,
 is a leading global e-information and solutions company in the business and
 professional marketplace.  The Corporation's common shares are listed on the
 Toronto and London Stock Exchanges.  For more information, visit
 http://www.thomson.com.
 
     All designated trademarks used herein are the property of The Dialog
 Corporation or its subsidiaries. Registered marks are registered by The Dialog
 Corporation or its subsidiaries, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. All other
 marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
 
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