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Draftsman for working group statement adopted by fellows and faculty of Salzburg Seminar Session 422, “Libraries in the 21st Century” (2004). The statement was signed by forty-nine fellows, faculty and observers of the Session, representing 27 countries and institutions such as National Geographic, Egypt’s Alexandria Library, and the International Federation of Library Associations. It has been translated into Hungarian and Romanian and is being used by librarians for news articles, bookmarks and other contacts with the media, policymakers, and general public to promote the libraries role in society.