Libraries Past, Present and Future

Libraries Past, Present and Future

Whyte Lectures
Friday, 07 September 2018
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm (AEST)

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Dr Stuart Kells

Dr Stuart Kells is an author and book-trade historian. He has dedicated his life to the study of precious and rare books, and he has travelled the world to explore some of the most famous and revered collections. He has written and published on many aspects of print culture and the book world.

His 2017 book, The Library: A Catalogue of Wonders, was an Amazon bestseller and his 2015 book, Penguin and the Lane Brothers, won the Ashurst Business Literature Prize. His latest book, Shakespeare’s Library: Unlocking the Greatest Mystery in Literature, is out in August through Text Publishing. Stuart lives in Melbourne with his wife and two daughters.

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About Whyte lectures

Presented by the Faculty of Information Technology and Whyte Fund Committee, this annual oration aims to provide thought leadership and inspiration in the librarianship, archives and records sector by inviting distinguished speakers to share their insights.

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