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Introducing HathiTrust’s New Strategic Vision – Plus More News & Announcements for 3/26/24

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“Today HathiTrust is excited to announce the release of its new Strategic Vision.

“Approved by the Board of Governors at their last quarterly meeting, the Strategic Vision was created through an intensive, year-long effort with partners, Athenaeum 21, to imagine HathiTrust’s future. In its first 15 years, HathiTrust has collected, preserved, and provided lawful access to more than 18 million texts in more than 400 languages. Today it stewards the single largest collection of digitized texts created by and for the academic community. This Strategic Vision responds to the changed circumstances of its member libraries, the world, and HathiTrust itself, but builds on existing strengths to outline critical and meaningful work over the next three to five years.

“Executive Director, Mike Furlough, says, “The insights we’ve gleaned over the past year have led us to put renewed emphasis on our stewardship of the collection, the foundation on which HathiTrust was built.”

The new strategic directions acknowledge this by prioritizing work in the following ways: …”

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Conferences, Meetings & Webinars

LIBER Annual Conference 2024: Registration now open for state-of-the-art libraries

Citing a Liber press release, Knowledgespeak notes that “Enthusiastic librarians, scholars, and information professionals worldwide are invited to mark their calendars and secure their seats for the much-anticipated LIBER 2024 Annual Conference. Hosted at the esteemed Cyprus University of Technology in Limassol, Cyprus, this year’s conference promises an enriching experience from July 3rd to July 5th, 2024.

“Themed ‘State-of-the-art libraries in the service of science and society’, LIBER 2024 aims to explore the pivotal role of modern libraries in advancing scientific research and nurturing societal progress. Registrations for this premier event are now officially open, offering attendees an opportunity to immerse themselves in thought-provoking discussions, collaborative sessions, and networking opportunities. …”

Click here to read the original press release.

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