Special Libraries Panel, LIS Industry Speaker Series
From Group INFO-TECH
Members of the Indiana Chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) hold a panel discussion of careers in special libraries or alternative non-library or archives contexts.
Gabriele (Gabi) Hysong, MLS (she/her)
Library & Knowledge Services Center– Indianapolis
Hysong holds an undergrad degree in public health with a concentration in environmental science. At the age of 50, she changed careers, leaving a position as a Safety & Compliance manager for a Hazardous Waste Transporter and Disposal company, sold her dream house and decided to become a librarian. “One of the best decisions I ever made!” Hysong has worked as an information science professional for Rolls-Royce Corporation for over 16 years. She earned her MLS from IUPUI and is the Indiana Chapter SLA president.
Marydee Ojala, MLS
Editor, Online Searcher
Information Today, Inc.
Ojala is the Editor-in-Chief of Online Searcher magazine, which is published by Information Today, Inc; writes a column on business research; and is program planner for a number of tech-related conferences, She earned her MLS at the University of Pittsburgh, began her professional career as a corporate librarian at BankAmerica in San Francisco, and joined SLA while in grad school in 1976. She is the Indiana Chapter SLA treasurer.
Jamie Hullinger, MLIS
Senior Corporate Research Librarian
Hullinger has been employed as a librarian for 20 years. She started out at her public library shelving books. For 15 years she was in public libraries ending her time as a Youth Services Librarian. After completing her MLIS she completed a one-year fellowship in the DC area with the Army Technical Library. Hullinger has worked for Zimmer Biomet for 5 years as of this May as a solo librarian. She earned her MLIS from The University of Southern Mississippi and holds a BA in history.