Speaker: Michael Buckland
April 11-14, 2007
San Francisco, California

Speakers: Biography

Michael Buckland

University of California, Berkeley
Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative
South Hall 102
Berkeley CA
94720-4600 USA

Professor Michael Buckland worked as a librarian in England before moving to the USA. He has served as Assistant Director of Libraries at Purdue University, Indiana, as Dean of the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, as Assistant Vice President for Library Plans and Policies for the University of California, and as President of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

His writings include Book Availability and the Library User (Pergamon, 1975); Library Services in Theory and Context (Pergamon, 1983); Information and Information Systems (Greenwood Press, 1991); Redesigning Library Services (American Library Association, 1992) and, most recently, a biography, Emanuel Goldberg and his Knowledge Machine (Libraries Unlimited, 2006).

In recent years he has worked with Fredric C. Gey and Ray R. Larson Fredric C. Gey on a series of projects, including "Searching Unfamiliar Metadata Vocabularies" (funded by DARPA) and four IMLS National Leadership grants "Seamless Searching of Numeric and Textual Resources," "Going Places in the Catalog: Improved Geographic Access," "Support for the Learner: What, Where, When and Who," and, currently, "Bringing Lives to Light: Biography in Context."

He has taught courses of the organization of information, library management, and access to cultural heritage resources.

Michael will demonstrate Access to Heritage Resources using What, Where, When, and Who. [Demonstration]