Thomson Scientific Appoints Marian Hollingsworth New Director of Publisher Relations



    PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Feb. 28 /CNW/ -- Thomson Scientific, part of The
Thomson Corporation (NYSE:   TOC; TSX: TOC) and leading provider of information
solutions to the worldwide research and business communities, today announced
the promotion of Marian Hollingsworth to the role of Director of Publisher
Relations, reporting directly to Jim Testa, senior director, editorial
development.
    "We are excited that Marian has agreed to step into this important role,"
said Testa. "We are confident that Marian will continue to build and maintain
close relations with the scholarly publishing community. She is already well
known among this group having frequently presented on the topic of Thomson
Scientific's journal selection policies and procedures, and based on her prior
industry experience, is poised to bring a lot to her new role as the
Director."
    Prior to this appointment, Ms. Hollingsworth was manager, Publisher
Relations since she joined Thomson Scientific in 2000. In her expanded role as
Director, Ms. Hollingsworth will be responsible for communications with
publishers regarding coverage of publications and journal metrics.
    Before working at Thomson, Marian was assistant director at NFAIS
(National Federation of Abstracting and Information Services), an association
of database producers and information service providers.  Marian's career
includes over 20 years of management experience in academic, special and
public libraries.  She holds a BS from Temple University and an MS from the
College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University.
    
    About The Thomson Corporation
    
    The Thomson Corporation (www.thomson.com) is a global leader in providing
essential electronic workflow solutions to business and professional
customers.  With operational headquarters in Stamford, Conn., Thomson provides
value-added information, software tools and applications to professionals in
the fields of law, tax, accounting, financial services, scientific research
and healthcare.  The Corporation's common shares are listed on the New York
and Toronto stock exchanges (NYSE:   TOC; TSX: TOC).
    Thomson Scientific is a business of The Thomson Corporation.  Its
information solutions assist professionals at every stage of research and
development -- from discovery to analysis to product development and
distribution. Thomson Scientific information solutions can be found at
scientific.thomson.com.




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