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TWU to host Samuel Lazerow Memorial Lecture Oct. 6
DENTON — The possibilities for expanding traditional
approaches to seeking information will be explored as the
Texas Woman’s University School of Library and Information
Studies hosts the Institute for Scientific Information’s
Samuel Lazerow Memorial Lecture.
The lecture, scheduled
at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, will take place in room 301 of the
Administration Conference Tower (ACT), located on Administration
Drive on TWU’s Denton campus. A reception will follow
in the second-floor lobby of ACT. Admission is free. For a
map of the Denton campus, visit www.twu.edu/maps.asp.
For more information, contact the TWU Office of Lifelong Learning
at (800) 250-7808 or (940) 898-3408.
The lecture, titled
“Human Knowledge Seeking and Information Visualization:
Exploring New Possibilities,” will feature Dr. Ray Uzwyshyn,
an associate professor and head of the Department of Library
Digital and Learning Technology Programs at the University
of West Florida. Dr. Uzwyshyn states that, before children
can speak or write, they encounter the world through vision,
sound and touch. While many current information systems focus
solely on text-based searching, his lecture will explore current
possibilities and future directions for information systems.
Dr. Uzwyshyn currently
serves as co-chair of the Special Interest Group in Visualization,
Information and Sound for the American Society of Information
Science and Technology.
sponsors the ISI Samuel Lazerow Memorial Lecture Program.
For Further Information
Tel: (940) 898-3456