AAAS 2006: Grand Challenges, Great Opportunities

Danielle Mihram (Assistant Dean, Leavey Library, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA. (dmihram@usc.edu))
G. Arthur Mihram (Author and consultant based in Princeton, New Jersey, USA.)
Caroline Gilson (Science Librarian at Depauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, USA. (cgilson@depauw.edu))

Library Hi Tech News

ISSN: 0741-9058

Publication date: 1 June 2006

Abstract

Purpose

To report on the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science held in St Louis, Missouri in February 2006.

Design/methodology/approach

An overview of the seminars, symposia, workshops and presentations at the conference.

Findings

The theme of the meeting was Grand Challenges, Great Opportunities. The meeting was attended by 4,000 registrants, 105 exhibitors; and 900 members of the press. The meeting highlighted the academic role and infrastructure of technology in different science applications, including publishing, and national policy.

Originality/value

A report of interest to library and information management professionals.

Keywords

Citation

Mihram, D., Arthur Mihram, G. and Gilson, C. (2006), "AAAS 2006: Grand Challenges, Great Opportunities", Library Hi Tech News, Vol. 23 No. 5, pp. 7-11. https://doi.org/10.1108/07419050610689013

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2006, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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