's investment will further enhance the company's strong position and help it improve client service, CEO Alain Harrus noted.
Within a few months, I transferred to a brand new full-time position in the Silicon Valley Information Center (SVIC) on Main's reference floor.
To obtain materials for the archival collection, all SVIC staff engaged in direct mail campaigns, and librarians visited several large local high-tech companies.
SVIC became known to researchers throughout the world as the only public center providing a collection and services to chronicle the origin, growth, and wide-ranging influence of the Silicon Valley high-tech industry.
The library director determined that one effective way to cut costs was to close SVIC. Stating that the gap between the advanced level of SVIC and the rest of the library system was too great, he cut SVIC from the budget.
SVIC collection items were moved to the main library reference unit, the California Room, and the SJPL circulating book collection.
is organized by UNH's Center for Social Innovation & Enterprise and is co-hosted by Paul College of Business & Economics, Carsey School of Public Policy, UNH Sustainability Institute, UNHInnovation and Net Impact UNH.
His SVIC keynote speech will be titled, "Inventing the Future: How Social Entrepreneurship Can and Will Save Our World."
In the past, Hirshberg--author of the book, "Stirring It Up: How to Make Money and Save the World"--acted as a coach for several SVIC student finalists.
The SVIC is designed to encourage the next generation of social entrepreneurs, by engaging aspiring and practicing student and community social entrepreneurs in designing novel, sustainable, business-oriented solutions to some of society's most pressing social and environmental challenges.
Like the Holloway contest, SVIC
is presented by the UNH Peter T.