2013 Annual NEASIST Networking Dinner: David Weinberger on "Library as Platform"
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
Announcing the 2013 Annual NEASIST Networking Dinner
Date: May 7, 2013 (Tuesday)
Time: 6-9 pm
Place: MIT Pappalardo Room (Bldg 4-349) find it on MIT MAP
6:30 Buffet dinner served (Mexican)
7:30 Award presentations followed by speaker, Dr. David Weinberger
NEASIST welcomes David Weinberger
LIBRARY AS PLATFORM: Opening up to Support our Communities in the Production of Knowledge
David Weinberger, Ph.D., writes about the effect of the Internet on ideas. He is a co-author of the bestseller, The Cluetrain Manifesto (2000) and is the author of "Small Pieces Loosely Joined" and "Everything Is Miscellaneous." His new book, "Too Big to Know" (2012), looks at how the networking of knowledge and expertise is changing how we understand our world and make decisions in it; it has won two international "book of the year" awards. Dr. Weinberger is a senior researcher at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and is co-director of the Harvard Library Innovation Lab, where he is also leading the Harvard Library Interoperability Initiative. He has been a marketing adviser to many high tech companies, and adviser to several presidential candidates, and was recently a Franklin Fellow at the U.S. State Department. He has a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Toronto, and lives in Boston.
See: Library as Platform by David Weinberger (Library Journal, September 4, 2012)
When & Where
New England Chapter of the American Society for Information Science.