Library Babel Fish
A college librarian's take on technology
July 4, 2013 - 7:21pm
As I write this, it’s Independence Day and my small town is part of a surveillance state.
June 25, 2013 - 6:35pm
I've started a list of tacit knowledge many of us have about information based on experiences that our students haven’t had.
June 17, 2013 - 8:56pm
All libraries face a certain amount of conflict over weeding. But weeding is just one aspect of a broader struggle over books.
June 10, 2013 - 7:55pm
Whenever I hear some official reassure us that “ordinary Americans have nothing to fear,” I start to worry.
June 4, 2013 - 8:51pm
Open access publishing has been gaining ground. I thought it would be instructive to talk to Doug Eyman, editor of Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, & Pedagogy - which has been exploring the potential of open access web-based publishing since 1996.
May 30, 2013 - 9:26pm
I have never taken to calling people who use libraries “customers.”
May 21, 2013 - 9:34pm
Let's end the tyranny of the impact factor.
May 13, 2013 - 8:24pm
Aaron McCullough and Meredith Kahn answer questions about an innovative new imprint at Michigan Publishing.
May 7, 2013 - 8:17pm
The Supreme Court’s ruling last week that states can limit Freedom of Information Act requests to residents of those states is troubling.