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ALCTS President's Program
Ambient Findability: Librarians, Libraries and the Internet of Things

Monday, June 25, 2007
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon

On the Internet, the user experience is out-of-control, and findability is the real story. Access changes everything. Users select sources, find who and what they need, when and where they want. Peter Morville explores the future present in mobile devices, search algorithms, digital libraries, and findable objects. He challenges us to think differently about information use in a digitized and networked environment. Reflect on libraries and librarians in an age of search--and findability.

Peter Morville, President of Semantic Studies, Author of Ambient Findability, Adjunct Faculty at University of Michigan. (He blogs at

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