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Friends of the Libraries Annual Meeting

Joe Janes

Thursday, January 18, 2018 | 7:00 p.m.

Not Just a Piece of Paper

Keynote Speaker: Joseph Janes

  • Kane Hall 210
  • After the lecture, join the speaker for a reception in the Walker Ames Room (Kane 225)

Join the Friends of the University of Washington Libraries for an evening with Joseph Janes, associate professor at the UW Information School. Joseph will tell the stories behind items covered in his book Documents That Changed the Way We Live, which examines documents that have made a difference in the world, how and why they were created, and the impacts they've had on human society and its never-ending evolution. He’ll also discuss his research processes, including extensive use of the UW Libraries collections.

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Since 1991, the Friends of the Libraries have held their annual meeting of membership in January. Open to the public, the meeting is an opportunity to celebrate the year’s achievements and to hear from libraries staff and community members. Past speakers include Nancy Pearl, Michael Collins and Sandi Doughton.