Libraries Are Obsolete: An Oxford-Style Debate

hildreth Libraries Are Obsolete: An Oxford Style DebateAs promised, here’s the link to last Wednesday’s Oxford-style debate on the role of libraries, Libraries Are Obsolete. It was sponsored by Harvard Library Strategic Conversations, and featured:

Jonathan Zittrain, James Tracy, R. David Lankes, Susan Hildreth, John G. Palfrey, and two student speakers from the Harvard Speech & Parliamentary Debate Society, Sanhita Dey and Rishav Mukherji. Susan Hildreth is wonderful here!

Hope you enjoy the video as much as we enjoyed the live debate.
Cheryl

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Cheryl LaGuardia About Cheryl LaGuardia

Cheryl LaGuardia always wanted to be a librarian, and has been one for more years than she's going to admit. She cracked open her first CPU to install a CD-ROM card in the mid-1980's, pioneered e-resource reviewing for Library Journal in the early 90's (picture calico bonnets and prairie schooners on the web...), won the Louis Shores / Oryx Press Award for Professional Reviewing, and has been working for truth, justice, and better electronic library resources ever since. Reach her at claguard@fas.harvard.edu, where she's a Research Librarian at Harvard University.

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