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Feb. 10, 2012: Horizon Megatrends; E-Book Self-Publishing; OSTP Comments

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[37 min.]

February 10, 2012

In this report, CNI director Clifford Lynch discusses a wide range of issues:

  • Mention of his conversation with David Lewis about e-textbooks
  • New Media Consortium Horizon Project Megatrends Report – meeting summary
  • The International Council for Science (ICSU) scenarios project
  • A self-published e-book by Shelley Gehrig, I Heard the Sirens Scream
  • White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) comments
  • Long-term bit storage and economic and pricing models
  • CNI’s Fall 2011 Executive Roundtable report on Risk Management and Disaster Planning

Joan Lippincott, CNI’s associate director, talks about sessions on assessment and on innovative student projects at the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) meeting, and the ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee’s program Let’s Talk Trends: A Discussion of Higher Education Trends that Influence Academic Library Services & Systems, where she served as a panelist.  Joan references the following sources in her discussion:

We hope you enjoy this program and we welcome your feedback.  For questions or comments related to CNI Conversations, please contact CNI Associate Executive Director Joan Lippincott at joan@cni.org.

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