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Drexel National Library Week Panel on the Future of Libraries
Start Date: 4/10/2017Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 4/10/2017End Time: 2:00 PM

Event Description

Drexel University’s College of Computing & Informatics (CCI) celebrates National Library Week 2017 (April 7-15) with a special gathering with some of the Philadelphia area’s top leaders and researchers in the Library & Information Science (LIS) field.

Hosted by CCI’s Center for the Study of Libraries, Information, & Society, this brown-bag event will feature lightning talks followed by a moderated discussion with audience members. Presented topics will broadly cover how libraries, researchers, professionals and communities are responding to today’s rapidly changing sociopolitical and technological landscapes.  

Featured Speakers/Panelists:

·         Denise Agosto, professor, CCI

Topic: Emerging trends in U.S. public library services

·         Rebecca Lloyd, reference and instructional services librarian, Samuel L. Paley Library, Temple University

Topic:Change and continuity in supporting student research in academic libraries

·         Kris Unsworth, assistant professor, CCI

Topic:Government information transparency and access

·         David McKnight, director, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML), University of Pennsylvania

Topic:The future of Rare Book Librarianship

·         Alex Poole, assistant professor, CCI

Topic:Archival access and accountability in the twenty-first century

·         Lynn Williamson, chief, Neighborhood Library Services Division, Free Library of Philadelphia

Topic:The future of public libraries and community engagement

·         Jane Greenberg, Alice B. Kroeger Professor, CCI

Topic: The future of metadata


This free event is open to the public.

Can’t make it in person? Live web streaming will be available via YouTube (link will be sent to registrants before event). A recording will also be posted on our YouTube channel for later viewing.

Space is limited – Register Online: bit.ly/NLWDrexel 

Contact Information:
Name: Dave Raiken
Phone: 215.895.2485
Email: raiken@drexel.edu
Rush Building, room 014 (basement)
30 N. 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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