May 16, 2022

The Latest Episode of the ATGPodcast Features a Conversation with Jim O’Donnell, University Librarian, Arizona State University

From Against The Grain:

Jim O’Donnell

Today’s episode features a conversation with Jim O’Donnell, University Librarian, Arizona State University. The interview was conducted by Matthew Ismail, Editor in Chief of the Charleston Briefings and Conference Director at the Charleston Conference. Jim O’Donnell was a longstanding academic and professor of classics before becoming University Librarian at Arizona State University in 2015. Jim and Matthew, both Charleston Conference veterans, will discuss libraries and the internet before 1995, that moment for libraries and the internet, as Jim puts it, “when all the lights went on at Broadway at once.”

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.