Archive for March 18th, 2008

Rumsey on Maps
David Rumsey presents the OCLC/Frederick G. Kilgour Lecture
Turning Private Collections into Public Resources Using Digital Technologies and the Internet

When: Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Where: Frank Porter Graham Student Union

David Rumsey, an historical map scholar and collector, will share how he turned his private map collection, one of the largest in the U.S., into a public resource at the second annual OCLC/Frederick G. Kilgour Lecture in Information and Library Science on Wednesday, March 19, 2008.

Rumsey, president of Cartography Associates and Chairman of Luna Imaging, Inc., will present, “Turning Private Collections into Public Resources Using Digital Technologies and the Internet” in the Auditorium of the Frank Porter Graham Student Union on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus at 2 p.m. A reception will follow.

Full info including parking and directions here.

Facebook event here.

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