677. Discoverability: New Methods (and Experiences) of Scholarly "Wild Surmise"
Monday, 12 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Parlor C, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Libraries and Research in Languages and Literatures
Presiding: Regine I. Heberlein, Princeton Univ.; William Thompson, Western Illinois Univ.
Speakers: Bradley Daigle, Univ. of Virginia; Dan Santamaria, Princeton Univ.
For more information, visit wiu.edu/users/libclass/tutorials/2014mla/discoverability.html after 15 Dec.
Discoverability is the ability to be found, to be known—and discovery tools are what make the move from unknowable to knowable possible. (Think telescopes in the Renaissance.) Scholars will come away from the roundtable understanding what discoverability is (and was) and with a sense of what discovery tools are, where their future lies, and how we are all likely to benefit.
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