Information Access Seminar

The Work of Ricky Erway: Applying Digital Technologies to Library Collections

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Friday, May 1, 2020
3:10 pm to 5:00 pm

Ricky Erway, a digital pioneer who worked to mobilize library collections in a digital environment, died unexpectedly in late January. This seminar will reflect on some of the projects she animated over a distinguished career at the Library of Congress, the Research Libraries Group officer and OCLC.

Speakers will include Jim Michalko (Internet Archive), Bruce Washburn (OCLC), Günter Waibel (California Digital Library), and others.

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More about Ricky Erway

“Ricky Erway, a digital library pioneer, dies at 62” (Information Today, February 12, 2020)

“Obituary: Ricky Erway” (The Daily Courier, February 11, 2020)

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If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting, CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) or information about mobility access in order to fully participate in this event, please contact Zhanara Nauruzbayeva Gallegos with as much advance notice as possible and at least 7–10 days in advance of the event.

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March 18, 2020