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Opening Keynote: Grand Challenges Summit on Information Science and Scholarly Communication

Kate Zwaard, March 19, 2018, 9am EDT

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Kate Zwaard


Kate Zwaard is the chief of National Digital Initiatives at the Library of Congress, where she leads a new group focused on digital innovation and expanding the use of the digital collections. She previously managed the Digital Repository Development team, contributing leadership, code and a passion for the mission of the agency. Under her technical direction, the Library of Congress ingested three petabytes (equivalent to 3 million gigabytes) of digital collections, including web archives, the first born-digital manuscript collections, 10 million Chronicling America newspaper pages and three-fourths of a trillion tweets. 

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Location: Bartos Theater, E15 Weisner Building

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Due to security concerns, please bring an MIT ID with you to Bartos Theater.  This is open only to the MIT community.  Thank you.

Monday, March 19, 2018
9:00am - 10:30am
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Event Organizer

Kelly Hopkins