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Information Access Seminar

The Friday afternoon Information Access Seminar explores topics relating to digital libraries, with special emphasis on access to networked resources, use of two or more resources in conjunction, combined use of two or more retrieval systems (e.g. use of pre- or post-processing to enhance the capabilities), and the redesign of library services.

The seminar is hosted by Clifford Lynch and Michael Buckland and can be taken for credit as Info 296A. Information Access.

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Upcoming Events

150 Years of Women at Berkeley
Apr 3, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
An informal discussion of women in the history and heritage of the School.
Deirdre Mulligan
Apr 10, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Deirdre Mulligan is an associate professor at the School of Information and the associate dean and Head of School
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Apr 17, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How the UC Berkeley Library is digitizing its rare and special historical collections.
South Hall
Apr 24, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Student reports on e-commerce marketing, AI, and cloud information systems.
Ricky Erway
May 1, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
A tribute to digital library pioneer Ricky Erway

Previous Events

Rob Sanderson (photo: Sarah Waldorf/Getty Center)
Mar 13, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Rob Sanderson is a semantic architect at the J. Paul Getty Trust and a passionate advocate for open culture, linked open data, and the digitization of cultural heritage.
Howard Besser (photo by Dan Streible: http://flic.kr/p/7Wbqr8)
Mar 6, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How archives and special collections can address the transition from analog to digital creation and the digital deluge.
South Hall
Feb 28, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Hany Farid
Feb 21, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
A 2009 report was highly critical of many forensic practices. This is the first thorough analysis of the purportedly distinct patterns on the seams of denim pants.
Palo Alto Downtown Library
Feb 14, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Monique le Conge Ziesenhenne is the assistant city manager of Palo Alto.
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Feb 7, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Social media users are generally averse to archiving their posts, but what can we learn from the the 1940 US Census?
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Nov 22, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
The Charisma Machine: The Life, Death, and Legacy of One Laptop per Child, by Morgan G. Ames
Nov 15, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Morgan Ames and LA Review of Books editor Michele Pridmore-Brown discuss the legacy of the One Laptop per Child project and our refusal to learn from its failure.
Michael Buckland
Nov 1, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How could we evolve a more satisfactory tool-kit of concepts and terms as a stronger basis for information studies?
Niloufar Salehi
Oct 25, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How might online spaces be reconfigured against harassment and abuse?
Aditya Parameswaran
Oct 18, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How could interactive data exploration tools be redesigned to give deeper insights more easily and quickly?
Howard Besser (photo by Dan Streible: http://flic.kr/p/7Wbqr8)
Oct 11, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How archives and special collections can address the transition from analog to digital creation and the digital deluge.
Michael Buckland
Oct 4, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
This School was founded in 1918 on a strong social agenda; Professor Buckland will review the past 101 years of its mission.
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Sep 27, 2019, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
In 1918, UC Berkeley began a full-time program in library science. Join us to celebrate the 101st birthday and history of the I School, SIMS, SLIS, and School of Librarianship.
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Sep 20, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity’s Citizen Clinic is combating sophisticated attacks from governments, hate groups, terrorists, and multinational corporations.

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