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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Previous Events

Nick Merrill
Jan 22, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Recent moral panic around Internet fragmentation hides the uncomfortable truth: the Internet has always been affected by political realities. Our measurements reveal a multi-polar Internet.
Ideology and Libraries: California, Diplomacy, and Occupied Japan 1945-1952
Nov 20, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Howard Besser (photo by Dan Streible:
Nov 13, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Privacy-protection measures from a project training librarians as community privacy advocates.
Elaine Sedenberg
Nov 6, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Elaine Sedenberg leads global research and academic engagement for Facebook’s Privacy and Data Policy team.
Oct 30, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Salwa Ismail is associate university librarian for digital initiatives and information technology and associate CIO for UC Berkeley Library.
Daniel V. Pitti
Oct 23, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
An overview of the Social Networks and Archival Context Cooperative, its past, and its future.
Sep 25, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Join us to celebrate the history of the I School, SIMS, SLIS, and School of Librarianship.
Sep 11, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Information access seminar, with Wayne de Fremery and Michael Buckland
Clifford Lynch
Aug 28, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
An inside look at the US National Academies committee and their report
May 1, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
The history and theory of copying and of copies
South Hall
Apr 24, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Student reports on e-commerce marketing, AI, and cloud information systems.
Apr 17, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How the UC Berkeley Library is digitizing its rare and special historical collections.
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
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.
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.