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.