April 15, 2014

DPLA Chair Palfrey Moving to Andover

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John Palfrey, a Harvard Law School professor and the vice dean for library and information resources at the Harvard Law School Library, will be moving to Philips Academy Andover as its new head of school as of July 2012, according to announcements from both institutions today.

Charleston Conference 2011: Big Ideas, Big Challenges

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This year at the Charleston Conference—the annual meeting of academic acquisitions librarians and library vendors held in Charleston, SC, from November 2 to 5—many of the plenary presentations shared a common theme: as libraries face new challenges, new ideas are needed. And as the main speakers and presenters touched on a wide range of issues, it became clear that there was no shortage of new ideas, and opinions, in the library world.