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TITLE: Why Does Digital Reference Matter?
SPEAKER: Joseph Janes
EVENT DATE: 2003/02/10
RUNNING TIME: 89 minutes
Dr. Janes discusses digital reference.
Speaker Biography: Joseph Janes is Assistant Professor and Chair of Library and Information Science at the Information School of the University of Washington and founding director of the Internet Public Library. A frequent speaker in the US and abroad, he is the co-author of eight books on librarianship, technology and their relationship, including the forthcoming "Introduction to Reference Work in the Digital Age" and writes the "Internet Librarian" column for American Libraries magazine. He holds a master's degree and Ph.D. from Syracuse University and has taught at the University of Michigan, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the State University of New York at Albany.
SERIES: Luminary Lectures