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Talk on future of libraries slated for March 10

- February 23, 2009


Is Google threatening the very existence of libraries?

David W. Lewis, dean of the University Library, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI), a respected voice in envisioning academic libraries of the future, will address that question in a presentation titled, “Libraries in the Age of Google, or Not ….”

The talk will take place on Tuesday, March 10, at 10:30 a.m., in Konover Auditorium at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.

Lewis holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Carleton College, an M.L.S. from Columbia University, and two certificates of advanced study in librarianship, one from Columbia University and one from the University of Chicago. He has worked at SUNY Farmingdale, Hamilton College, Franklin and Marshall College, Columbia University, and the University of Connecticut.

He joined IUPUI in 1993 as head of public services, and has been dean of the university library since 2000. Lewis has written on reference services, library management, and scholarly communication.






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