In late 2020 I led a seminar discussion on emerging science nationalism and its implications for the research enterprise and the global system of scholarly communication. This was partially to do some preliminary exploration of issues to be examined in two Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) executive roundtables in mid-December 2020. In this seminar I’ll present some of the issues, themes, and research questions that emerged from these roundtables for further discussion; CNI expects to release a report on the roundtables prior to the seminar, and we’ll share the link when available.
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Clifford Lynch is the director of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) and an adjunct professor at the School of Information. Prior to joining CNI in 1997, Lynch spent eighteen years at the University of California Office of the President, the last ten as director of Library Automation. Lynch is a past president of ASIS&T and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Information Standards Organization.