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100x60webcast.jpg Scholars and the Everywhere Library (2009) by Dan Cohen
Dan Cohen is Associate Professor in the Department of History and Art History at George Mason University and the Director of the Center for History and New Media. He is co-author of Digital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving, and Presenting the Past on the Web (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005) and has published articles and book chapters on the future of history in a digital age (among other subjects) in journals such as the Journal of American History, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and Rethinking History.
For more information on Dan Cohen, check out his blog.

100x60webcast.jpg Democracy 2.0: A Case Study in Open Government (2010) by David S. Ferriero
David S. Ferriero is the 10th Archivist of the United States. He presents on the issues and controversies surrounding the National Archives' use of social media in a "Case Study in Open Government : How the National Archives' own Open Government Plan is reaching out to new audiences through social media.

100x60webcast.jpg Not Done Yet: Charting a new Course for Librarianship (2008) by R. David Lankes
R. David Lankes is director of the Information Institute of Syracuse, and an associate professor in Syracuse University's School of Information Studies. Lankes is a passionate advocate for libraries and their essential role in today's society. He also seeks to understand how information approaches and technologies can be used to transform industries.

100x60webcast.jpg Libraries in a Networked World (2008) by Roy Tennant
Roy Tennant is Senior Program Officer for OCLC Research. He is the owner of the Web4Lib and XML4Lib electronic discussions, and the creator and editor of Current Cites, a current awareness newsletter published every month since 1990. His books include "Technology in Libraries: Essays in Honor of Anne Grodzins Lipow" (2008), "Managing the Digital Library" (2004), "XML in Libraries" (2002), "Practical HTML: A Self-Paced Tutorial" (1996), and "Crossing the Internet Threshold: An Instructional Handbook" (1993).

100x60webcast.jpg We Can't Get There From Here: The Intersection of Research Library Aspirations and Copyright Challenges. (2008) by James Neal
James Neal is currently the Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian at Columbia University. He is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences, and is a consultant and published author, with a focus in the areas of scholarly communication, intellectual property, digital library programs, organizational change and human resource development.

100x60webcast.jpg George Oates: A Conversation with Nancy Gwinn (2011) by George Oates
George Oates, Lead for Open Library, and Nancy Gwinn, Director, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, talk about the future of libraries, archives and museums in a digital world. As Lead for the Open Library at the Internet Archive, George is responsible for the overall site design, project management, grant management, and community development of the program. George was one of the invited "digerati" at the 2009 Smithsonian 2.0 meetings as well as the keynote speaker at the Smithsonian Regents' Dinner. She has been appointed a Research Associate for Smithsonian Institution Libraries in 2011.

100x60webcast.jpg Copyright Law as Storytelling (2010) by William Patry
William F. Patry is Senior Copyright Counsel at Google, Inc. and the author of a 7-volume treatise on U.S. copyright law entitled Patry on Copyright. He got his J.D. degree at the University of Houston and was admitted to the bar in Texas, the District of Columbia, and New York.
In 2009 he published Moral Panics and the Copyright War, and resumed blogging in support of the book. He also blogs about his book.

100x60webcast.jpg Knowledge, Noise, and the End of Information (2008) by David Weinberger
David Weinberger is currently a fellow at the Berkman Institute on Internet and Society at Harvard Law School. In 1999, he co-authored The Cluetrain Manifesto, a set of 95 theses examining the impact of the internet on markets and organizations. His latest book is Everything is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder.

100x60webcast.jpg (Chasing Venus Lecture 6) (2004) by Michael Chauvin
Michael Chauvin, Director of the Hawaiian Skies Program, discusses the ups and downs of this fascinating scientific endeavor.

100x60webcast.jpg Endeavour's Wake: Captain Cook and the Transit of Venus (Chasing Venus Lecture 2) (2004) by Richard Fisher
“Endeavour's Wake: Captain Cook and the Transit of Venus” Richard Fisher, Director, Sun-Earth Connection Division, NASA Office of Space Science, Washington, DC

100x60webcast.jpg The First Observation of a Transit of Venus (Chasing Venus Lecture 1) (2004) by Wilbur Applebaum
"The First Observation of a Transit of Venus” - Wilbur Applebaum, Professor Emeritus, Humanities Dept., Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL

100x60webcast.jpg Huygens's Ring, Cassini's Division, and Saturn's Family: The first Exploration of the Solar System (2004) by Albert Van Helden
Albert Van Helden, of the University of Utrecht, gave this presentation at the National Museum of American History about the first exploration of the universe

100x60webcast.jpg Deciphering the Archimedes Palimpsest and Creating Digital Manuscripts (2009) by William Noel
William Noel, Curator of Manuscripts at the Walters Art Museum discusses conservation and imaging of the Archimedes Palimpsest.

100x60webcast.jpg How to Survive in the New Media Ecology (2009) by Lee Rainie
Lee Rainie is currently director for the Pew Internet and American Life Project.

100x60webcast.jpg The Philosophical Breakfast Club and the Invention of the Scientist (2011) by James Neal
Dr. Laura J. Snyder, Associate Professor of Philosophy at St. John's University in New York City, presents a lecture based on her recent book "The Philosophical Breakfast Club: Four Remarkable Friends who Transformed Science and Changed the World" (Broadway Books, 2011.)

100x60webcast.jpg A History of Pop-up and Movable Books: 700 Years of Paper Engineering (2010) by Ellen Rubin
Ellen G. K. Rubin discovered pop-up and movable books when she began reading them to her sons over 25 years ago. Today, she has more than 6,500 books and thousands of uncataloged movable ephemera. While at Yale Medical School's Physican Associate program in 1987, she attended the Sterling Library's exhibition on the history of movable books. It was there that she learned about the scholarly dimensions of her passion. Ellen now lectures and writes about her books, conducts workshops, and curates exhibitions. In 2000, she co-curated Brooklyn Pops Up! The History and Art of the Movable Book at the Brooklyn Public Library. She is a charter member of the Movable Book Society and writes for their newsletter and is a member of the Grolier Club. Ellen hosts her website, The Pop-Up Lady. to disseminate information on the subject.

100x60webcast.jpg Public Reaction to the Transit of Venus, 1882 (Chasing Venus Lecture 5) (2004) by David DeVorkin
"Public Reaction to the Transit of Venus, 1882" David DeVorkin, Curator of History of Astronomy, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

100x60webcast.jpg Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery. The U. S. Exploring Expedition 1838-1842 (2004) by Nathaniel Philbrick
U.S. Exploring Expedition Nathaniel Philbrick talks about Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery. The U. S. Exploring Expedition 1838-1842 using images from the Smithsonian digital collection.

100x60webcast.jpg Solution of the Black-drop Mystery (Chasing Venus Lecture 4) (2004) by Jay M. Pasachoff
"Solution of the Black-drop Mystery" Jay M. Pasachoff, Director of Hopkins Observatory and Field Memorial Professor of Astronomy, Williams College.

100x60webcast.jpg The American Expeditions of 1874 and 1882 (Chasing Venus Lecture 3) (2004) by Steven J. Dick
"The American Expeditions of 1874 and 1882" Steven J. Dick, NASA Chief Historian, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC

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