Douglas Black (AIS-Library) presented "On the Shoulders of...Well, Somebody: The Academic Library and the Long
Scholarly Conversation" at the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters in Alma. Black addressed the magnitude of change and various attendant new demands facing academia and
its libraries, which provide an opportunity to examine new questions about the nature
of the scholarly record and issues surrounding the changing role of the academic
library in the 21st century.
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