Video of CNI executive director Clifford Lynch’s opening keynote from JCDL 2013, the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, is available online. In his talk, Lynch speculates about the future of digital libraries, focusing on large-scale initiatives as well as national security. JCDL 2013 is taking place this week in Indianapolis.
The Joint Conference on Digital Libraries is an annual international forum focusing on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, organizational, and social issues. JCDL encompasses the many meanings of the term digital libraries, including (but not limited to) new forms of information institutions and organizations; operational information systems with all manner of digital content; new means of selecting, collecting, organizing, distributing, and accessing digital content; theoretical models of information media, including document genres and electronic publishing; and theory and practice of use of managed content in science and education.