Bright to deliver Kilgour Lecture at UNC

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Dr. Kawanna Bright, assistant professor of library science (COE), will deliver the 2023 OCLC/Frederick G. Kilgour Lecture hosted by the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS). The Frederick G. Kilgour Lecture was established in 2004 by OCLC Online Computer Library Center on the occasion of Dr. Kilgour’s 90th birthday. Dr. Kilgour was a Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus at SILS and Founder of OCLC Online Computer Library Center. Of his many innovations, he is most noted for inventing the WorldCat database in1971. Today, OCLC is a nonprofit global library cooperative providing shared technology services, original research, and community programs so that libraries can better fuel learning, research, and innovation. In her talk, titled “EDI, Research, and LIS: Interest, Effort, and Impact,” Bright will discuss topics surrounding equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in the library and information science space. More information can be found here:

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