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to host Samuel Lazerow Memorial Lecture July 13
The effects of “24/7” media and information availability
on the quality of life will be explored as the Texas Woman’s
University School of Information Studies hosts the Institute
for Scientific Information’s Samuel Lazerow Memorial
The lecture, scheduled
at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 13, will take place in room 313 of
the Arts and Sciences Building, located on Oakland Avenue
on TWU’s Denton campus. Admission is free, and a reception
will follow in room 402 of Stoddard Hall. For a map of the
Denton campus, visit www.twu.edu/maps.asp.
For more information, call (940) 898-2602.
The lecture, titled
“Information and the Quality of Life: Environmentalism
for the Information Age,” will feature Dr. David Levy,
a professor in The Information School of the University of
Washington. Dr. Levy states that, despite their value, the
newest information resources and technologies contribute to
our sense of overload. He will discuss ways to find a new
balance that uses these resources and technologies with greater
Dr. Levy is the
author of Scrolling Forward: Making Sense of Documents in
the Digital Age. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from
Stanford University and a diploma in calligraphy and bookbinding
from the Roehampton Institute of London. He currently holds
the Harissios Papamarkou Chair in Education and Technology
at the Library of Congress, and is the recipient of a Contemplative
Practice Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies.
sponsors the ISI Samuel Lazerow Memorial Lecture Program.
Tel: (940) 898-3456