Information Access Seminar

Bibliographical Access to Anything and Year in Review and Preview

Friday, December 1, 2017
3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Michael Buckland & Clifford Lynch

Bibliographical Access to Anything
Michael Buckland

Bibliographical techniques to provide sophisticated access to print publications were developed long ago. Access to other media has been slower to develop. Librarian Suzanne Briet asserted that an antelope could be a document and bibliographer Donald F. McKenzie said that bibliography should extend to the description of significant landscapes. How might a unified framework for the description, indexing, and discovery of all such resources be developed?

Year in Review and Preview: A Few Major Developments
Clifford Lynch

At the December CNI meeting, as part of my annual plenary I note some major developments over the past year and some that I am expecting in the coming year. I will very briefly summarize a number of the key trends I am tracking and seek reactions, including suggestions for important developments I may have overlooked or underestimated.

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November 28, 2017