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Miles Conrad Award Lecture - Jim Neal

NISO Plus 2020


Baltimore, Maryland

February 23-25

Continuing in the tradition of the NFAIS conference which ran for 61 years, in February of 2020 we inaugurated the 62nd year and celebrate the merger of NISO and NFAIS with a new and different conference experience for the information community. Our goal was to bring all of the constituencies in the information economy together to generate discussion, seek common ground, identify areas of opportunity and provide a space and resources to work towards solving common problems.

James G. Neal


University Librarian Emeritus at Columbia University

Neal is the University Librarian Emeritus at Columbia University, serving as University Librarian between 2001 and 2014. He is a past president of the American Library Association (2017-2018). In 2019, he was appointed a Senior Policy Fellow at the American Library Association, with a focus on copyright and licensing, and working with the ALA Policy Corps. Neal also served as a member of the NISO Board of Directors and led NISO as Chair from 2006-2008.