The mission of the Library History Round Table (LHRT) is to encourage research and publication on library history and promote awareness and discussion of historical issues in librarianship.
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A renowned historian and a pioneer in the study of the history of the book, Darnton's current focus is e-publishing.
4:30 pm, Neilson Browsing Room.
Smith College Libraries, Northampton, Mass. TODAY !
Monday, March 12, 2012
Robert Darnton: Books, Libraries, and the Digital Future,
Neilson Browsing Room Smith College Libraries, Northampton MA
Robert Darnton is Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and University Librarian at Harvard. Darnton is the driving force behind the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) project and was a founder of the Gutenberg-e program, sponsored by Mellon Foundation. From 1968 to 1997, Darnton served on the European History faculty at Princeton. He has written extensively on theliterary world of Enlightenment France. Among his honors are a MacArthur Prize Fellowship, a National Book Critics Circle Award and election to the French Legion of Honor. President Obama awarded Darnton one of the 2011 National Medals of Arts and Humanities at the White House on February 13, 2012.
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