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Roy Tennant to speak in Future of Libraries, Museums and Archives series

Roy Tennant

Libraries in a Networked World

October 23, 2008

10:00-Noon, Ripley Center, Lecture Hall, Room 3027

~~the lecture will also be webcast live ~~

Roy Tennant is an internationally known speaker and writer on library and information technology issues.  He is currently Senior Program Officer for OCLC Programs and Research where he provides expertise and advice on scholarly expectations and research information needs of OCLC institutions to maximize their impact and effectiveness for their respective institutions.  While working for the California Digital Library, Roy was instrumental in the development and deployment of the eScholarship Repository and the eScholarship Editions publishing services.  Roy’s recent book, Technology in Libraries: Essays in Honor of Anne Grodzins Lipow, is the latest of several of his publications on digital library technologies and management.

On the occasion of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries’ 40th anniversary, the Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL), Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) and the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) present another in a series of speakers to address the Institution on the future of libraries, museums and archives in a digital world.


  1. On the occasion of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries’ 40th anniversary

  2. Rachelle Hardy

    Can’t hear the webcast!!!

  3. Rachelle Hardy

    Will this be archived and/or available for viewing at a later date?

  4. Roy’s lecture will be available at the same URL as the original webcast above. We apologize for the sound problem in the live webcast – the archived version should have all the audio.

  5. I have searched the net and I should say I have not come across an article like this which is so easy to understand and learn the concepts.

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