Denison Library Celebrates Anniversary and Constitution Day
Date of Event: September 17, 2009
Posted: September 14, 2009
Denison University will celebrate Constitution Day and its 125th anniversary as a federal depository library at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Presidents Room of the William Howard Doane Library (400 West Loop). Francis J. Buckley Jr., former superintendent of documents for the U.S. Government Printing Office, will be the keynote speaker. The event is free and open to the public.
Since 1813, depository libraries have safeguarded the public’s right to know by collecting, organizing, maintaining, preserving and assisting users with information from the federal government.
Buckley worked at the Detroit Public Library and was director of the Shaker Heights Public Library. He served as supervisor of documents until 2005, supervising a major portion of the conversion from paper to electronic formats within the Federal Depository Library Program.
CALENDAR LISTING, Denison University, Granville—Francis J. Buckley Jr. lecture in celebration of Constitution Day and the 125th anniversary of the William Howard Doane Library’s status as a federal depository library at 3:30 p.m. on Thurs., Sept. 17, in the Presidents Room of the Doane Library (400 West Loop). Free and open to the public. For more information, contact 740-587-6225, or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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