After offering reference help to a student the other day and having it refused, I had what I can only call an evil thought. I’d like to share this evil … Read more Are we the friendly produce consultants of the information age?
Category: August 2007
French historian Jean-Yves Mollier is happy with neither Google nor with Europe’s plans to counter Google’s anglo-american hegemony with digitized libraries of its own. Here is a translation of the … Read more Jean-Yves Mollier on Google Print and Europe’s response
Information, Society and Justice an inter-disciplinary electronic journal (website under construction) Information, Society and Justice is a peer-review, open-access electronic journal based in the Department of Applied Social Sciences (DASS) … Read more New journal: Information, Society and Justice
First, two new ethnographic studies of undergraduate research habits, each offering a corrective to assumptions at the foundation of Library 2.0 thinking: Anthropologist Nancy Foster led a study at the … Read more Two minor correctives and one broadside on Library 2.0 madness
Here’s some great library PR from regular San Francisco Chronicle columnist C.W. Nevius. It’s an example of the kind of newspaper coverage that I think we mostly want.
Kathleen de la Peña McCook just pointed me to a very interesting Master’s Thesis by Carla Valetich: The Response of Socially Aware Librarians to National Crisis: A Case Study of … Read more The Response of Socially Aware Librarians to National Crisis…