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SLA Partners with NewsGator to Deliver Free Customized Feeds to Info Pros


Alexandria, Virginia, USA, Oct. 25 2006 – The Special Libraries Association (SLA) announced today that it has partnered with NewsGator to launch an online service that delivers RSS feeds to the desktops of thousands of information professionals. This exclusive service is free only to members of SLA, and is available at as part of the SLA News Connections.

“Access to online content is nothing new to our community, said Janice R. Lachance, Chief Executive Officer of SLA. “Access to real-time RSS feeds, however, is new to the business world, and we saw this as an opportunity to expose our members to a practical solution through their SLA experience. We are thrilled that NewsGator has delivered this wonderful service for SLA and the global community of information professionals.”

SLA News Connections now includes access to open Web content driven by NewsGator’s reader. Members of SLA can access the content through the “Resources” tab on the SLA home page. NewsGator is also offering free educational Webinars and a special SLA member discount on their solutions for businesses. More information is available in the News Connections area of the SLA Web site.

“RSS is ideal for information professionals because it enables them to find, read and disseminate information much more efficiently than with traditional delivery formats,” said J.B. Holston, President and CEO of NewsGator Technologies. “The SLA’s branded reader not only helps them increase the value of the information they provide, but also exposes their members to new technologies that reduce information overload and improve communication and collaboration within their own organizations.”

Questions about SLA News Connections may be directed to Carolyn Sosnowski, Information Specialist at SLA, on +1.703.647.4914 or

For more information about NewsGator Technologies or any of its products and services, call 877.669.6437

About SLA

The Special Libraries Association (SLA) is a nonprofit global organization for innovative information professionals and their strategic partners. SLA serves more than 11,000 members in 75 countries in the information profession, including corporate, academic, and government information specialists. SLA promotes and strengthens its members through learning, advocacy, and networking initiatives. For more information, visit us on the Web at

About NewsGator

NewsGator Technologies is the world’s leading RSS platform company. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, NewsGator develops and markets RSS aggregation solutions for individual end users, enterprises, and online content providers. Using NewsGator products and solutions, businesses and consumers can subscribe to news, information, podcasts, and other relevant content more efficiently and effectively than with traditional channels. With NewsGator, users have access to RSS information via the Web, Microsoft Outlook, mobile devices, and both Windows- and Mac-based desktop clients. All NewsGator products synchronize seamlessly, enabling users to read their RSS feeds anywhere, anytime, with any device. For more information, visit


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