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Corporate librarians manage data files and sources of information pertinent to the interest of a company, hospital, association, private business, or government department. They help company staff members with projects by conducting extensive research, writing reports, archiving data, or completing other tasks. Much of their work is Internet based. Corporate librarians also educate and train staff about new computer programs and databases. More than 8,000 special libraries are located throughout the United States, according to the American Library Association. The Special Libraries Association (SLA) serves the interests of approximately 11,000 members internationally.