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WSI Director Professor Dame Wendy Hall takes research position in the residence at the Library of Congress

Published: 7 April 2016
Professor Dame Wendy Hall

Professor Dame Wendy Hall has arrived at The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, Washington DC as the Kluge Chair in Technology and Society. Her tenure began on March 24. She will be in residence for three months.

The Kluge Chair in Technology and Society is a distinguished senior research position in residence at the Library. Its holder, appointed by the Librarian of Congress, conducts research focusing on the impact of fast-changing technology on human societies, using the rapidly growing digital online resources of the Library, in addition to science and technology reports and documentation worldwide.

At the Kluge Center, Dame Wendy will research a project titled, ‘Internet Histories and Futures’. Dame Wendy states that she will use the Library’s collections to explore the economic, social, and technical dimensions that have contributed to the development of the Web as a “socio-technical system.”



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