Information Access Seminar

Information Access Seminar: Ron Day

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Friday, April 23, 2021
3:10 pm to 5:00 pm PDT

Ron Day


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Ron Day is a professor in the Department of Information and Library Science in the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. His research is in the philosophy, history, politics, and culture of information, documentation, knowledge, and communication in the 20th and into the 21st centuries. The approach that he takes is that of critical information studies or critical informatics, using rhetorical, conceptual, and historical analyses.

He is the author or editor of several books: Indexing it All: The Subject in the Age of Documentation, Information, and Data (MIT Press: 2014); The Modern Invention of Information: Discourse, History, and Power (Southern Illinois University Press: 2001); co-translator and editor into English of the mid-twentieth century French documentalist Suzanne Briet's book, What is Documentation? (Scarecrow Press, 2006); and co-editor with Claire McInerney of the collection, Rethinking Knowledge Management: From Knowledge Objects to Knowledge Processes (Springer, 2007).


Ron Day
Ron Day


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Michael Buckland
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January 6, 2021