The Social Responsibility of the Library and the Librarian in a Post-Factual World

Follett Lecture Featuring David Lankes

Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 – 6:00pm

Location: Martin Recital Hall

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Respondent panelists include Nicole A. Cooke, assistant professor at the School of Information Sciences and faculty affiliate of the Center for Digital Inclusion at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Miguel Figueroa, director of the American Library Association’s Center for the Future of Libraries; and Scott Walter, university librarian at DePaul University.

The lecture will take place at 6 p.m., followed by a reception; it is free and open to the public, with registration required. The Follett Lecture is generously supported by the Follett Corporation. For more information, please contact SOIS Assistant Dean Diane Foote at, 708-524-6054.

6 Replies to “The Social Responsibility of the Library and the Librarian in a Post-Factual World”

    1. Working with Dominican now on the details. At the very least I will post a screencast of my portion. More details as I have them.

  1. Thank you. I am in Uzbekistan and cannot attend but would love to hear your lecture and panel discussion. Hopefully it will be recorded and made available to librarians. Best, Susan

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