Video: "Reinventing the Research Library: The MIT Libraries in the 21st Century"
This video was made available on February 28, 2011 via MIT TechTV. It runs close to nine minutes.
The essential role of MIT’s libraries in supporting research, teaching, and student life at MIT continues to evolve. How do the Libraries meet the needs of the MIT community “wherever and whenever” they need library resources? This video looks at how the MIT Libraries are expanding beyond their traditional role to shape the research library of the 21st century –creating innovative services, reaching out to students and faculty, and leading efforts to increase global access to MIT’s scholarly work.
Some of the People You’ll Here From:
+ Anne Wolpert, Director of Libraries
+ Tracy Gabridge, Head, Liason for Departments, Labs and Centers
+ Nicole Hening, Head, User Experience
+ Angie Locknar, Engineering and Science Librarian
+ Kris Brewer, MIT TechTV Webmaster and Community Liason
+ Tom Rosko, Institute Archives and Special Collections
+ Kate McNeill, Social Sciences Data Services and Economics Librarian
+ Ellen Duranceau, Program Manager Scholarly Publishing & Licensing
See Also: MIT Libraries on MIT TechTV
See Also: MIT TechTV Homepage
Hat Tip and Thanks: Lorcan Dempsey
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.