DPLAfest 2015 has ended
DPLAfest 2015 took place on April 17-18, 2015 in Indianapolis, bringing together over 300 to discuss everything from technology and development, to (e)books, law, genealogy, and education. The annual DPLAfest celebration will appeal to teachers and students, librarians, archivists, museum professionals, developers and technologists, publishers and authors, genealogists, and members of the public alike who are interested in an engaging mix of interactive workshops, hands-on activities, hackathons, discussions with community leaders and practitioners, and more. To join the conversation on Twitter, check out #dplafest

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David Lewis

IUPUI University Library
Mr. Lewis has a BA in History form Carleton College (1973) and an MLS from Columbia University (1975).  He has two certificates of advanced study in librarianship, one from the University of Chicago, which he received as part of a Council on Library Resources fellowship (1983), and one from Columbia University (1991).

Mr. Lewis began his library career as a reference librarian and became a library administrator.  He worked as a reference librarian at SUNY Farmingdale (1975-76) and Hamilton College (1976-78).  He became head of reference and then acting director at Franklin and Marshall College (1978-83).  At Columbia University Mr. Lewis was the head of the Lehman Library, the international affairs and social science collection (1983-88).  He was the head of the Research and Information Services Department at the University of Connecticut (1988-93).  He came to Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) in 1993 as the Head of Public Services and has been the Dean of the University Library since 2000.

Mr. Lewis has written over 30 articles and book chapters on topics ranging from reference services to the management of libraries to scholarly communication. (Many works can be found at: http://go.iu.edu/5Z8.)  He has been professionally active on the state and national levels.  In recent years, he played a leadership role in the development of the Marion County Internet Library and in the creation of the Academic Libraries of Indiana.

He is a masters swimmer and enjoys cooking, scuba diving, and traveling to parts of the world where red wine is made. 

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, April 18

1:15pm EDT