Donald Hawkins

Don Hawkins blogs about conferences for Information Today and Against The Grain. He also maintains the <a href="http://www.infotoday.com/calendar.asp">Conference Calendar</a> on the Information Today website and is the Editor of <i><a href="http://books.infotoday.com/books/Personal-Archiving.shtml">Personal Archiving: Preserving Our Digital Heritage</a></i>, published by Information Today in 2013, and Co-Editor of <i><a href="http://books.infotoday.com/books/Public-Knowledge.shtml">Public Knowledge: Access and Benefits</a></i>, published by Information Today in 2016. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and has worked in the information industry for over 45 years.

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Articles by Donald Hawkins


v31 #6 Don’s Conference Notes

By Donald T. Hawkins (Freelance Conference Blogger and Editor) <dthawkins@verizon.net> and Leah Hinds (Executive Director, Charleston Library Conference) <leah@charlestonlibraryconference.com> Note: A summary of this article appeared in the December...

The Sun Has Set…

…on the 39th Charleston Library Conference. Amazing! From 20 people in a conference room to 1,800 at several venues! What a record! As usual, it was a great conference. And now we look forward to next year which will be a milestone–40 years! Be sure and...

Poll-a-Palooza

Erin Gallagher The closing session of the Charleston Conference for the last 6 years has been a Poll-a-Palooza conducted by Erin Gallagher, Electronic Resources Librarian, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. This year is a not only the 7th...

Stephen Rhind-Tutt’s Conference Summary

The final session of the Charleston Conference has traditionally included a conference summary by Stephen Rhind-Tutt, President, Coherent Digital, LLC. Stephen Rhind-Tutt Stephen began by looking at the hot topics from last year’s conference and comparing them...

Why Research Data Management Isn’t Easy

For the last decade academic libraries have talked with each other and with potential partners about their roles in helping to manage research data and their plans to expand or initiate research data services (RDS) as driven by mandates from funders, government...

The Long Arm of the Law

Traditionally, the last day of the Charleston Conference is a very popular session moderated by Anne Okerson and featuring two lawyers discussing the latest legal issues affecting the information industry.​​ Anne Okerson Michelle Wu Michelle Wu, Associate Dean for...

Charleston Premiers

Moderated by Trey Shelton, Associate University Librarian, George A. Smathers Library, University of Florida, the Charleston Premiers is a series of 5-minute presentations of new and noteworthy products. Here is a list of the companies represented with some of their...

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