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Lorcan Dempsey

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Lorcan Dempsey is a librarian who was a vice president and Chief Strategist of OCLC, where he worked for 21 years between 2001 and 2022.[1][2]

Lorcan Dempsey, Baltimore, 2017

He is a native of Dublin, Ireland, where he worked for some years in public libraries.[3] He writes and talks about libraries and networked information. He is interested in the impact of changing patterns of research and learning on libraries, in libraries as public institutions, and in the architecture of digital information environments.[4]