The New Normal for Academic Libraries in a Post-Pandemic World
Jan. 5, 2021: 1:00-2:00pm CST
Presentation by Barbara Rockenbach, University Librarian, Yale University
Response by Simon Neame, Dean of Libraries, UMass Amherst
Barbara Rockenbach (Yale University) will present her view of what lasting changes to academic and research libraries will follow in the wake of the pandemic experience in higher education, with a special focus on the humanities and comparatively small fields, like classics and archaeology. Simon Neame (UMass, Amherst) will respond with comments and reflections as to the future of academic libraries at public institutions in a post-pandemic world. The presentations will be followed by Q & A with the presenters.
Sponsored by the Forum for Classics, Libraries, and Scholarly Communications, an affiliated interest group of the Society for Classical Studies