Jason Griffey Selected as a Fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center, Sarah Glassmeyer Selected as Berkman Affiliate
First, Jason Griffey.
This morning Jason was named a fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society.
Here’s the Blurb About Jason From the Berkman Announcement:
Jason Griffey is a librarian, technologist, and founder/principal at Evenly Distributed. He will explore communities’ engagement with open, inexpensive hyperlocal digital networks, with special emphasis on bridging inequality of information access.
At the beginning of 2015 Griffey’s “Measure the Future” project was awarded a $135,000 Knight News Challenge on Libraries grant.
In 2014, The LibaryBox Project, also led by Jason Griffey received a Knight Foundation Prototype Grant. More on LibraryBox here.
A recent keynote presentation by Jason is embedded at the bottom of this post.
Of course, these are only a few of Jason Griffey’s accomplishments and awards. Learn more on his work on http://JasonGriffey.net/ and via his Twitter stream.
Second, today’s announcement also points out that librarian Sarah Glassmeyer who was named a fellow in April at the Harvard Library Innovation Lab will also be affiliated with the Berkman Center.
We’ve embedded a 2013 presentation by Sarah at the bottom of this post and you can review her accomplishments, publications, etc. here.
Bottom Line: Congratulations and Kudos to Jason and Sarah! A big win for all involved including the entire library community.
Filed under: Awards, Funding, Libraries, News, Public Libraries
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.