Trudi Bellardo Hahn
April 26th, 2014
Dr. Trudi Bellardo Hahn’s 40-year career of teaching, research, and service in the field of Library and Information Science and Technology included positions on the faculties of Drexel University, University of Maryland, Catholic University of America, and the University of Kentucky. She served as the Executive Director of the U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, and worked in or with academic libraries, public libraries, and special/corporate/government libraries. Dr. Hahn wrote or edited six books, numerous book chapters, and journal articles in addition to serving on several journal editorial boards. She was awarded the Drexel Service to Profession Award and the University of Kentucky Outstanding Alumna Award, College of Communications and Information Studies, and served as the President of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) in 2003. In retirement she lives in Alexandria, Virginia and serves on several local boards and the Smithsonian Women’s Committee.
What Has Information Science Contributed to the World? A Continuing Discussion
This document records the discussion initiated by Trudi Bellardo Hahn, ASIS&T President, 2002-2003, on the question of the types of contributions Information Science has made to the world. Your comments are welcome!