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New report outlines power of disconnecting in knowledge economy

The American Library Association (ALA) Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) recommends that you improve your information diet. In a new report, Restoring Contemplation: How Disconnecting Bolsters the Knowledge Economy, author Jessie L. Mannisto outlines future directions for libraries and other social institutions to improve our capacity for thoughtful endeavor.…

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OITP appoints its first research associate

In 2007, the Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) established the OITP Fellows Program. OITP appoints distinguished scholars and practitioners to work on varied aspects of the OITP portfolio. Professor David Lankes of Syracuse University served as the first fellow, focusing on his research stream on libraries as conversation. Today,…

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