CCIA Applauds Nomination of Dr. Carla Hayden for Next Librarian of Congress

BY Heather Greenfield
February 24, 2016

Washington — Today the White House announced its intent to nominate Dr. Carla Hayden as the next Librarian of Congress.  Dr. Hayden has helped the Pratt Library in Baltimore modernize its IT and championed digital literacy.

The following can be attributed to Computer & Communications Industry Association President & CEO Ed Black:

“A librarian who has experience modernizing library information technology is exactly what we need to bring the Copyright Office into the 21st Century.”

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