Academic Libraries 2014 Keynote Speakers Named

Submitted by coveyl on November 21, 2013 - 1:09pm.   

Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Ph.D.


Lisa Spiro, Ph.D.Opening the conference will be Kathleen Fitzpatrick Ph.D., Director of Scholarly Communication at the Modern Language Association and visiting Research Professor of English at New York University. Kathleen will discuss how traditional forms of scholarship are changing, how some scholars are experimenting with these new forms of scholarship and how they might impact the library.


Lisa Spiro PhD., recently named Executive Director of Digital Scholarship Services at Rice University’s Fondren Library, will provide the closing keynote. Lisa will discuss the emerging educational technology centered around the growing importance of collaboration and how this has impacted the academic library.