"When CNN meant Collectors Network News: Collecting the Radical, Alternative, and Underground Press from the 1970s and into the 21st Century" A Lecture by Elliott Shore

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 // 4:00 pm

Paley Library: Ground Floor Lecture Hall -- 1210 W. Berks Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122

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Join us for a lecture by Elliott Shore on the evolving nature of collection contemporary culture from the 1970s into the twenty-first century. Dr. Shore was one of the early curators of Temple University Libraries’ Contemporary Culture Collection, which was originally established in 1969 to preserve the growing number of publications produced by the alternative press.

The program will be followed by a reception.

About Elliott Shore

Dr. Shore has served as the executive director of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) since 2013. Prior to his work at ARL, Shore served as the Constance A. Jones director of libraries and professor of history at Bryn Mawr College, the director of the Historical Studies-Social Science Library at the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) in Princeton, New Jersey, and the curator of the Contemporary Culture Collection here at Temple University Libraries.

This program is part of the Libraries' Beyond the Page public programming series.

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