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Charles J. Henry

President of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), came to CLIR in 2007 from Rice University where he was vice provost and university librarian. At Rice he was responsible for library services including the Digital Library Initiative and Digital Media Center, and he is also publisher of the Rice University Press, which was recently reborn as the nation’s first all-digital university press. Prior to coming to Rice University he was director of libraries at Vassar College. He is a trustee of the Digital Library Federation and chair of the advisory committee for the Information Resource Center at Jacobs University Bremen. He serves on the advisory board of Stanford University Libraries, is a member of the Board of Directors of Questia Media, Inc., DSPACE, and is a trustee of the Digital Library Federation. He was a member of the ACLS Commission on Cyberinfrastructure in the Humanities and Social Sciences, and a co-author of its final report, Our Cultural Commonwealth. He held a Fulbright award for the study of medieval literature in Vienna, Austria as a graduate student, and recently received a Fulbright senior scholar grant for library sciences in China. Mr. Henry has a Ph.D. in comparative literature from Columbia University.

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