FORA.tv Speaker - Margaret Smith

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Biography

Margaret Smith is the Physical Sciences Librarian at New York University. She supports research, instruction and collections related to physics, chemistry, and the history and social studies of science and technology. She also serves as the Archivist for UbuWeb, an online educational resource for avant garde texts, sound, and moving images. Her greater goal is to maximize helpful access to information in order to foster new ideas, connections, and creation.

Margaret's education, experience, and interests span the sciences, social sciences, and arts. Her current research interests include the history of biological classification, information-seeking behavior in online communities, and "analog" preservation methods for digitally born objects. She has presented widely on topics related to the implementation of new technologies for reference services and use of social networking sites by academic libraries.

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Open Access: Where We Are, Where We Are Going

10.22.11 | 00:39:10 min | 0 comments