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Back of the Book History

I just picked up a bound volume of League of Nations documents that our library kindly procured for me via ILL and as the student worker was checking the book out, he and I noticed that the entire history of … Continue reading

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Librarians and PDA

When I was in high school PDA meant “public displays of affection” and the term was used more to taunt couples who spent too much time making out, as in “Whoa, too much PDA!” Then the personal digital assistant came … Continue reading

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Balkanization of the Web?

What happens to libraries when more and more books are digitized and then moved off site? What happens when libraries convert shelf space to “learning commons” space? And what happens when a major media company decides to limit its content … Continue reading

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Yet Another Attempt at Digital Books

I’ve been thinking about digital books a lot lately. Perhaps it’s because I was on a panel at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies that was devoted to the future of Slavic library … Continue reading

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