Join experts from the library, copyright and information policy fields for a series of conversations exploring some of the most pressing issues facing libraries today: digital ownership and the future of library collections, the emergence of artificial intelligence, and the enduring value of research libraries in the digital age.

Library Leaders Forum 2023: Empowering Research

October 4: Virtual

October 4, 2023 @ 10am PT / 1pm ET

In our virtual session, you’ll hear from Internet Archive staff about our emerging library services and updates on existing efforts, including from our partners. How do libraries empower research in the 21st century? Join in our discussion!

Speakers include:

  • Brewster Kahle, Internet Archive
  • Lila Bailey, Internet Archive
  • Dave Hansen, Authors Alliance
  • Jennie Rose Halperin, Library Futures

Plus, project updates from:

  • Internet Archive Canada
  • Democracy’s Library
  • Physical donations
  • Library partners & scanning centers!

And, we’ll announce the recipient of the Internet Archive Hero Award 2023!

October 12: In-Person

October 12, 2023 @ 8:30am – 4pm PT
Internet Archive Headquarters @ 300 Funston, San Francisco

At our in-person sessionwe’ll gather together with librarians & policy experts for a series of workshops & discussions about what it means to be a research library in the digital age. We’ll reserve the afternoon for breakouts so that you can choose your own conversation, or lead one yourself. Capacity will be capped at 60 attendees.

Our session is at capacity.