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The Research Library in the Digital Age. Robert Darnton
Robert Darnton is Harvard’s Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and Director of the University Library. An alumnus of Harvard College and Harvard’s Society of Fellows,a former Rhodes Scholar and MacArthur Fellow, and Chevalier of France’s Légion d’Honneur, Darnton is an internationally recognized scholar on the history of the book and the literary world of Enlightenment France. In June 2008, The New York Review of Books published this article under the title “The Library in the New Age.”