March 2011—All faculty members and IT Services staff are invited to hear Dr. Clifford M. Lynch, Director of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), speaking on:
“The New Landscape of Scholarship
and Scholarly Communication”
Wednesday, March 23
Raynor Conference Center, Beaumier Suites B/C
General Session: 9 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Lynch will discuss the changing atmosphere of scholarly practice, including data management and curation and the implications these shifts have on scholarly communication, as well as the new roles universities and libraries will be expected to fulfill.
Special Session on Data Management/Data Curation: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. This session is of particular interest to researchers with data management, sharing, and preservation needs.
CNI, jointly sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries and EDUCAUSE, includes about 200 member organizations concerned with the use of information technology and networked information to enhance scholarship and intellectual productivity. Lynch currently serves on the National Digital Strategy Advisory Board of the Library of Congress, Microsoft's Technical Computing Science Advisory Board, the board of the New Media Consortium, and the Task Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation and Access; he was a member of the National Research Council committees that published The Digital Dilemma: Intellectual Property in the Information Age and Broadband: Bringing Home the Bits. For more information on Dr. Lynch, see his CNI page.
Dr. Lynch's campus visit is sponsored by the Libraries, Office of Research & Sponsored Programs, and Information Technology Services. Questions about the lecture may be addressed to associate dean of libraries Jean Zanoni by phone (414-288-5979) or e-mail.