Corporate Information Centers Section


The Corporate Information Centers Section of the Business & Finance Division provides a forum for members to focus on issues related to the operation of libraries, information centers and services, competitive intelligence groups, and content management units in business settings. Meetings and programs focus on management and practices related to information delivery in for-profit organizations and on issues related to advancing the standing of information professionals within these settings.

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Chair’s Contact Information

Penny Leach

2017 CIC Meeting at SLA National Conference

Corporate Information Centers Section Breakfast (Sponsored by AlphaSense)
Monday, June 19, 2017
7:30 – 9:00 AM

Program Title
Collaborating with your Competitors: Establishing Communities of Practice among Competing Corporate Information Centers


This year’s panel discussion focuses on the significant benefits that can result from collegial cooperation among Corporate Information Centers from competing organizations.  The ethical and judicial sharing of experience and information can afford numerous efficiencies and foster mutual strength and success. Our panel will facilitate an interactive discussion with attendees, examining best practices in organizing a Community of Practice and examining how to overcome potential obstacles and avoid conflict.  Relevant to Corporate Information Professionals from all industries, we expect the shared interest and experience of participants to result in a program of wide appeal.

Panel Members

Monica Mooney Ertel
Director of Global Information Services, Bain & Company

Barbara Hirsh
Director, Information Resources & Knowledge Management, NERA Economic Consulting

Marie Nardi
Senior Intelligence Analyst, Sanofi Genzyme

John Aubrey
Associate Director, Information Sciences, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

As with previous Corporate Information Center meetings, this will be an interactive program that will be driven by attendee contribution and experience.

We look forward to seeing you there,

John Aubrey