Scholars and the Everywhere Library

Dan Cohen “Scholars and the Everywhere Library” September 24, 10:30-noonSmithsonian Institution Ripley Center, Lecture Hall, Room 3027 1100 Jefferson Drive, SW, Washington, D.C.  Dan Cohen is the second speaker in the Libraries’ 2009 Lecture Series. Cohen holds a bachelor’s degree from Princeton, a master’s from Harvard, and a doctorate from Yale. His lecture will pose the questions: How can libraries best help researchers, when the very conception of the “library” for most scholars has changed from a physical location to a wide variety of online resources? Does this transition to the digital realm open up new avenues of research and new services that libraries can provide to meet those research needs? Cohen will speak about new possibilities for search, discovery, recommendations, and analysis that a modern library might be able to provide to the next generation of scholars. There will be a webcast of the lecture. Cohen is an Associate Professor in the Department of History and Art History at George Mason University and the Director of the Center for more »

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