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Washington, D.C. - A Brave New World in Academic Publishing

Amherst Association of Washington, D.C.

Invites you to the Folger Shakespeare Library for a conversation about

A Brave New World in Academic Publishing
Bryn Geffert
Librarian of the College

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
6:30 p.m. Presentation followed by Q&A
7:30 p.m. Light reception in the Great Hall

The Folger Shakespeare Library
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington, D.C. 20003

This event is free. Registration is strongly encouraged.
Light reception in the Great Hall to follow.

Please click here to register by Friday, October 19, 2012.

Where is the Amherst Library headed in this brave new world of revolutionary changes in the way we produce, access and disseminate scholarship?  Why does the vast majority of data, literature, and scholarship flow only to a wealthy, tiny elite? Why have governments, universities, colleges, publishers, and libraries failed to disseminate the knowledge required by free and democratic societies? Come hear some responsible and irresponsible thoughts from Bryn Geffert, the librarian of the college, and learn about plans afoot at Amherst to tackle these questions head on.

Questions? Please contact Liz Gallinaro at or (413) 542-5382.

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