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2015 Distinguished Lecturer Award: Dr. Michael Buckland


The details of the event and the video of the talk by Prof. Michael Buckland can be found at

The New Jersey Chapter of ASIS&T is pleased to announce that this year’s Distinguished Lecture Series Award will be presented to Prof. Michael Buckland, Emeritus Professor, School of Information, University of California, Berkeley. To honor and celebrate Prof. Buckland, we invite you to join a reception at Rutgers University on Wednesday, May 13. See details below.

NJ ASIS&T & RU ASIS&T to present 2015 Distinguished Lecturer Award to Dr. Michael Buckland

“Information Science Past and Future: A Personal View.”

Wednesday, May 13 2014, 5:00 p.m.

Rutgers Club (199 College Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901)

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The event is $5/$10 for students (ASIS&T members, non-members) and $10/$15 for professionals (ASIS&T members, non-members).

NJ ASIS&T in partnership with RU ASIS&T are hosting a distinguished lecture series featuring esteemed scholar Dr. Michael Buckland on Wednesday, May 13th from 5-7 p.m. at the Rutgers Club. Join us as Dr. Buckland reflects on how his experiences influenced his view of the field at the intersection of digital libraries and digital humanities. To this lecture, Dr. Buckland brings 50 years of experience in the study of library services, bibliographical access, cultural heritages, and the history of documentation. His books include Library Services in Theory and Context (Pergamon, 1983; 2nd ed. 1988), Information and Information Systems (Praeger, 1991), Redesigning Library Services (American Library Association, 1992), and a biography, Emanuel Goldberg and his Knowledge Machine (Libraries Unlimited, 2006). His principal project currently is “Editorial Practices and the Web” which makes historians’ working notes accessible at The lecture series will be followed by a Q&A period and a reception honoring Dr. Buckland’s distinguished career.

We hope you can join!

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About NJ ASIS&T: The New Jersey Chapter is a four-time winner of the ASIS&T Chapter-of-the-Year Award. The chapter aims to connect information professionals in both academia and industry to the latest in research and practice relating to information science and technology. The chapter has held presentation and dinner meetings featuring prominent scholars and presented Distinguished Lectureship awards to thought leaders in the field, including Gerald Salton, Karen Sparck Jones, and Eugene Garfield. For more information, please visit:

About RU ASIS&T: Comprised of MLIS and PhD students, this group focuses on studying the relationship between information behaviors and technology, and how people interact with both. The group holds activities ranging from technology workshops to conference practice talks to job workshops. RU ASIS&T plans to hold additional distinguished lecture series, a career panel, and tutorials in the fall semester. For more information, please visit: