Jean-Baptiste Michel Presents "How to Read Millions of Books" at OCLC from 9:30-11:00 AM ET 13 June 2013

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Attend this free OCLC Research Distinguished Seminar Series presentation in person or online in which Jean-Baptiste Michel, French and Mauritian scientist at Harvard University, and the founder of Quantified Labs in Brooklyn, NY, discusses how his work in Culturomics led to the creation of the Google Ngram Viewer.

The OCLC Research Distinguished Seminar Series was established in 1978 to encourage the exchange of ideas across the barriers of time, space and disciplines.

This presentation begins at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (UTC 13:30) and is followed by a question and answer session at 11:00 a.m. (UTC 15:00). You are welcome to attend this free presentation in person or remotely via WebEx. Advanced registration is encouraged, but not required. Registering in advance allows us to alert you if the lecture should need to be rescheduled.

To attend in person, please RSVP by contacting Karen Disbrow via e-mail at or by phone at (614) 764-6073 and indicating your name, affiliation and telephone number.

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A recording of this webinar will be posted on our website, on YouTube and in iTunes shortly afterward.

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Lorcan Dempsey
Vice President, Research, and Chief Strategist

Melissa Renspie
Senior Communications Officer
OCLC Research