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The Reference Revival

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From the program description of the presentation : Digital or virtual reference has become an active community that has deployed digital reference widely across library types. Now the reference community is using the lessons learned to energize reference and the library as a whole. This talk will outline those lessons and how they can be…

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Lankes Invited to China for Digital Library Conference

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From the invitation: On 6th-8th September 2004, the National Library of China will hold the international conference of ‘Digital Library-Advance the Efficiency of Knowledge Utilization’. The honorary director of the conference organizing committee is Mr. Zhou Heping, Deputy Cultural Minister of the People Republic of China, and the director is Mr. Ren Jiyu, Director of…

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Lankes Chosen to Moderate Library of Congress Luminary Lecture on LIS Education

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Library and Information Science Education Panel: Serving the Needs of the Profession and the Academy. Tuesday, March 16th, 11:00 am -1:00 pm There is an ongoing tension in the LIS field between the demands of preparing professionals and the forward-looking research mission of many of today’s LIS programs. How can this seeming division between research…

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