National Archives of Australia Director-General David Fricker Now President of International Council on Archives
From the Sydney Morning News Herald:
National Archives of Australia director-general David Fricker has become the president of the Paris-based International Council on Archives.
He started his four-year term on Thursday.
Mr Fricker, in Paris on Thursday, released a statement saying information was the economic resource of the 21st century.
“The vast amount of information that we humans now make, keep, find and use, is what differentiates this century from other periods of our history,” he said.
“Information, and our control over it, defines the ability of governments to work with transparency, integrity and security.
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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.