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Oct 19th, 2005
11:40 AM - 12:30 PM
Meeting Room W304A-D
Mountain Time
Session Type: Featured Speaker
Although the knowledge economy should be good news for higher education, colleges and universities now confront a variety of technical, legal, and cultural forces that threaten to relegate them to the periphery, including aggressive copyright laws that inhibit interoperability and the free exchange of information. Fortunately, open source software, mass digitization projects, and the emerging cyberinfrastructure offer an opportunity to redefine the university on a scale not seen since the emergence of the research university.