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Flowers After the Funeral: Reflections on the Post 9/11 Digital Age

Cox, Richard J. (2003) Flowers After the Funeral: Reflections on the Post 9/11 Digital Age. Scarecrow, Metuchen, NJ. ISBN 0-8108-4835-X

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Abstract

In this series of four essays, I explore the social and professional ramifications of 9/11 on our information landscape. "Musing," written on the first anniversary of the terrorist attacks, looks back at a year of change and commemoration. "Reacting" examines the impact of 9/11 on a department of information sciences. "Preparing" is a cogent argument for the need to rethink current disaster and contingency planning practices. "Teaching" focuses on the author's experiences developing and teaching a doctoral seminar on the role of the information professional in a post 9/11 world. Miss Manners assures us that a floral arrangement is always appropriate, no matter how much time has passed since the event. Neither a cautionary tale nor practical advice, Flowers After the Funeral is one such bouquet, its simplicity and thoughtfulness are certain to provide both comfort and inspiration to its recipients.


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Item Type: Book
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Cox, Richard J.rjcox@pitt.eduRJCOX
Date: 2003
Date Type: Publication
Publisher: Scarecrow
Place of Publication: Metuchen, NJ
Number of Pages: 144
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: School of Information Sciences > Library and Information Science
Refereed: Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords: September, 11, 2001, contingency, and, disaster, planning, archival, and, library, science, education, archival, memory
ISBN: 0-8108-4835-X
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2010 13:59
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2017 05:09
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/5705

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