From: Emerald Group Publishing
Published: Fri Jun 24 2005

William Gosling has served as the director/university librarian at the University of Michigan since 1997. During his tenure as university librarian he has overseen a period of rapid change and dynamic technological innovation, including the expansion of the fledgling Digital Library into one of the premier digital library programs in the country.

Michael Seadle, Editor of Library Hi Tech, said, "The Library Hi Tech/LITA award represents a long partnership in search of excellence in library technology. William Gosling has provided international leadership in large-scale digitization, as shown in the recently announced University of Michigan - Google project. We are particularly proud to honour him with this year’s award".

The award will be presented at the LITA President’s Program reception on Sunday, 26 June 2005, 3-4 pm.
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Programs are offered for everyone from absolute beginners to hi-tech professionals. Continuing education is provided through workshops, institutes, and an annual National Forum. Guidelines offering practical experience with various technologies are published regularly. The information technology and libraries journal provides peer-reviewed articles assuring the quality of this member benefit. Through LITA’s web presence you will discover a variety of services addressing trends and practical applications.


Gill Crawford, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Tel: 01274 777700, email: gcrawford@emeraldinsight.com or

Catherine Dhanjal, TheAnswer Ltd, Tel: 0208 655 0953/0794 166 9925, Catherine.dhanjal@theansweruk.com

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