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Summer 2014 | Volume 33, Number 4 | Download PDF
Leviathan: Libraries and Government Information in the Age of Big Data

CRL President Bernie Reilly introduces the proceedings and results from the 2014 Global Resources Leviathan Forum.

The Global Resources Forum, Leviathan: Libraries and Government Information in the Age of Big Data, was convened by CRL on April 24-25, 2014. This article summarizes the forum sessions, with panel and keynote speakers from such organizations as the Congressional Research Service, the John and James L. Knight Foundation, and the Canadian Association of Research Libraries, among others.

This article reviews factors that loom as particularly serious threats to the long-term integrity and accessibility of e-government information, identified in the Leviathan forum, along with recommended points of action.

2014 Global Resources Forum Leviathan: Libraries and Government in the Age of Big Data, convened by CRL on April 24–25, explored these new realities.
2014 Global Resources Forum Leviathan: Libraries and Government in the Age of Big Data, convened by CRL on April 24–25, explored these new realities.