Marjorie M.K. Hlava

Professional Experience

President and Chairman of the Board
Access Innovations, Inc., Albuquerque, NM

1978 – present

Founded the company in 1978. Responsibilities of this position include directing overall corporate operations, especially production and marketing activities. These involve extensive public relations, contract negotiations, analyzing and transacting acquisition and joint venture negotiations, hiring and training personnel, purchasing equipment and participating in short-term and long-range planning. Responsibilities at Access Innovations, Inc. also include professional consulting in the areas of management and database design and development. Clients include national and international corporations, small business, associations, government offices and departments. Consulting has included projects design, workflow analysis, project administration, database design, software development and problem solving in all areas of corporate activity. Special research in areas of making database production more efficient, such as machine aided indexing, multi-lingual access for databases and machine translation.

Special services include the creation and implementation of thesauri and taxonomies as well as the addition of metadata to the information objects in a content management system.

Margie holds four patents (pending and full) in automatic text processing and management:

  • Method, Apparatus, and Software for Identifying Chemical Names
  • Identification of Subject Headings in Text
  • Identification of Chemical Names in Text-Containing Documents
  • System and Method for Database Design and Maintenance


Manager of Information
Technology Application Center (TAC), University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

1976 – 1978

Responsible for the entire process from data acquisition to marketing and shipping of information products and services. Directed the production of five quarterly-published bibliographies on Solar-Thermal Energy, Heat Pipes, Hydrogen, Wind and Remote Sensing. Directed searching and editorial staff of nine people and performed extensive online searching on nine different database systems such as Medline, Dialog, Orbit, and NASA Recon; online an average of 20 hours per week for over two years. Was responsible for document delivery operations, a staff of four, and marketing of publications.

Information Director
National Energy Information Center Affiliate, Department of Energy, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM


Responsibilities included hiring and training staff, and organizing and supervising the information dissemination program including the design of products. Facilitated vocabulary development for FEDEX database, and setting up all production time tables and telecommunications interface with the Washington, DC office. This project was on a six month “loan” from TAC.

Information Scientist
Technology Application Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

1973 – 1976

Responsibilities included conducting online and manual searches of scientific and technical data, preparing bibliographies, working with clients to establish request profile. Searched NASA Recon, AEC/Recon, Medline, ESA Recon, ERDA, Orbit, DIALOG, Infoline and others online. Searched manually especially in Chemical Abstracts and Biological Abstracts.