George Needham to deliver 2018 Keynote

The conference planning committee is excited to announce that George Needham will deliver the 2018 Keynote Address: “Promises and Pitfalls of 21st Century Resource Sharing.”

George NeedhamGeorge Needham is Director of the Delaware County (Ohio) District Library. A graduate of the University at Buffalo for his BA and MLS degrees, George has been involved in libraries since the 1970s as a reference librarian, branch manager, technologist, state librarian, consultant, and association executive. George has written several articles, contributed chapters to three books, and reviewed hundreds of books, audiobooks, DVDs and other materials for library periodicals. He is the co-host of a weekly radio show about libraries, “Off the Shelf,” broadcast and streamed live every Friday morning by Delaware’s WDLR ( His sole brush with non-library fame came as a two-time Jeopardy! champion.