Once in a lifetime there is an innovator who changes everything. In the information sciences, that man is Dr. Eugene Garfield. Dr. Garfield, founder & chairman emeritus of the Institute for Scientific Information (now Thomson Scientific), had a vision in 1950 that shaped the future of information science and created the foundation that shapes how people get their information today. Dr. Garfield’s imagination, expertise and passion forged a path that created the information world we now live in.
The University of Tennessee School of Information Sciences invites you to join a conversation with this amazing man.
The conversation with luminary Dr. Eugene Garfield will be hosted by Dr. Dania Bilal. This event, “Reminiscences, Reflections, and Flotsam, ” takes place on Wednesday, March 23, from 12:15 to 1 pm, in the Communications Building, Scripps Convergence Lab, Room 402. A reception will precede the event at 11:30 AM- 12:15 PM.
This talk is free and open to the public. SIS will host a reception with delicious hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and desserts from TIME.