Domincan GSLIS Lecture: “The Library is Dead: Long Live the Library”

Wednesday, February 28, 2007,

“The Library is Dead: Long Live the Library”
The 2007 Follett Chair Lecture
Dominican University Graduate School of Library and Information Science

Wednesday, February 28, 2007, 6 p.m.
Dominican University ¨ 7900 West Division Street, River Forest, IL
Eloise Martin Recital Hall, Fine Arts Building

Libraries are less about place and space and more about customized services and personalized attention. Edward Valauskas, Dominican University’s Follett Chair in the School of Library and Information Science, will discuss the evolution of libraries and their return to individualized and specialized offerings with librarians working in both virtual and real spaces.

Edward Valauskas is chief editor of First Monday, one of the first openly accessible, peer–reviewed journals on the Internet, solely devoted to the Internet. Since its premiere issue in May 1996, First Monday (www.firstmonday.org) has published 775 papers in 129 issues.

For more information call (708) 524-6845 or email gslis @ dom.edu.

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