Contact: Guy Lamolinara, Library of Congress (202) 707-9217; Rick Aspan, Ameritech (312) 364-3570
June 11, 1996
Library of Congress/Ameritech National Digital Library Competition
WHO: Librarian of Congress James H. Billington Ameritech Library Services Chairman Paul Sybrowsky
WHAT: Briefing on Library of Congress/Ameritech National Digital Library Competition
WHEN: Sunday, July 7, 5 p.m. (following President's Program of American Library Association Annual Meeting in New York City)
WHERE: Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York City, Room 1B4
Dr. Billington and Mr. Sybrowsky will be available to answer reporters' questions following the Librarian's address at the President's Program of the American Library Association Annual Meeting in New York City. During his speech, Dr. Billington will discuss the need for universal public access to the Information Superhighway, the potential of the National Digital Library and how libraries across America can participate by digitizing their unique American history materials in collaboration with the Library of Congress's National Digital Library Program.
Refreshments will be available.
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