Open Access Week Lecture by John Palfrey
To celebrate Open Access Week, join us on October 20th at 4:30 for a lecture by John Palfrey: "BiblioTECH: Why Libraries Matter More than Ever in the Age of Google."
John Palfrey is Head of School at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, and the founding chair of the Digital Public Library of America, a role in which he served until 2015. An author, scholar, librarian, and educational administrator, Palfrey is regarded as one of the foremost thinkers on the future of libraries and their role in the ecosystem of scholarly communication and the collective resource of ideas. A past executive director of Harvard’s Berman Center for Internet and Society, he served as a member of the faculty of Harvard Law School, where he held the additional post of vice dean of library and information services.
Tuesday, October 20th, 4:30 p.m, Friendly Reading Room, Frost Library