Shifting the Boundaries of Academic Libraries: The Miles Conrad Memorial Lecture
Hawkins, Donald T., Information Today
The Miles Conrad Award, presented in memory of G. Miles Conrad (NFAIS's first president and one of its founders), is the association's highest honor and the highlight of its annual meeting since 1968. The award pays tribute to a member of the information community who has made significant contributions to information science as well as to NFAIS. This year, NFAIS rolled out the red carpet to Lorcan Dempsey, vice president of research and chief strategist at OCLC, who gave the accompanying lecture on the changing face of the academic library.
As with everything else today, the business of education is changing, and Dempsey mapped out some of the new routes that universities and …
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Publication information: Article title: Shifting the Boundaries of Academic Libraries: The Miles Conrad Memorial Lecture. Contributors: Hawkins, Donald T. - Author. Magazine title: Information Today. Volume: 27. Issue: 4 Publication date: April 2010. Page number: 29. © 2009 Information Today, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.