Speaker: Clifford Lynch
April 9-12, 2008
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Speakers: Biography

Clifford Lynch

Coalition for Networked Information
21 Dupont Circle
Suite 800
Washington DC
20036 USA

Clifford Lynch has been the Director of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) since July 1997. CNI, jointly sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries and Educause, includes about 200 member organizations concerned with the use of information technology and networked information to enhance scholarship and intellectual productivity. Prior to joining CNI, Lynch spent 18 years at the University of California Office of the President, the last 10 as Director of Library Automation. Lynch, who holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley, is an adjunct professor at Berkeley’s School of Information. He is a past president of the American Society for Information Science and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Information Standards Organization. Lynch serves on the National Digital Preservation Strategy Advisory Board of the Library of Congress, Microsoft’s Technical Computing Science Advisory Board, the board of the New Media Consortium, and the Task Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation and Access; he was a member of the National Research Council committees that published The Digital Dilemma: Intellectual Property in the Information Infrastructure and Broadband: Bringing Home the Bits.

His publications are listed at http://www.cni.org/staff/clifford_publications.html and his talks and presentations can be found at http://www.cni.org/staff/clifford_talks.html

Clifford will present Reflections on Museums and the Web 2008. [Paper]