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Sunday, June 12 • 10:15am - 11:30am
Vision session 3 -- How Many Libraries Do We Need?

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There are 119,000 libraries in the United States (ALA figure).  How many do we need?  That is intentionally constructed to (in the correct sense of the word) beg the question of what counts as a library.  This talk will be deliberately provocative and provide several different ways to think about the answer to the question -- and several answers.

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Jim O'Donnell

University Librarian, Arizona State University
I've long been interested in using networked information to advance dissemination and use of the most valuable information resources we share, founding an online journal in 1990, teaching over the Internet in 1994, and later serving as CIO at Penn and Provost at Georgetown.  For... Read More →

Sunday June 12, 2016 10:15am - 11:30am PDT
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