Barbara Fister

I'm a librarian who works at a liberal arts college in a rural corner of Minnesota where I write blog posts, articles, grocery lists, Tweets, and sometimes mysteries


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Most Recent Articles

March 3, 2016
Sci-Hub and the high cost of scholarly books are part of the same problem: how do we decide who pays for the cost of sharing knowledge?
February 25, 2016
I'm on Apple's side. Here's why.
February 18, 2016
... something is wrong. Luckily, some web developers have a different model.
February 10, 2016
Robin Chin Roemer and Rachel Borchardt answer my questions about their new book, Meaningful Metrics.
February 2, 2016
The Open Access Network has a big idea. It's pretty compelling.
January 26, 2016
Can education be the practice of freedom if algorithms shape the curriculum?
January 21, 2016
Help me dream up an assignment that asks students to uncover the working communication channels scholars and other professionals use.
January 14, 2016
As a new open access press with a liberal arts focus launches, I asked four veterans of the project to look back at the journey.
January 7, 2016
Project Information Literacy has just released a major new report. Check it out.
January 4, 2016
Reading turns up so many new year’s resolutions. Why is that?

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