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republishing scholarly articles without proper attribution hurts all of us

I recently published something in a journal put out by Emerald Publishing. According to a new paper written by a Cornell librarian, Emerald has been republishing journal articles across its periodicals without identifying the articles as having been republished. This … Continue reading

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Library Quarterly, online!

While I wasn’t looking, Library Quarterly went digital and has content online! This was brought to my attention when LISNews posted a story about the portrayal of librarians in obituaries but there’s a lot more there worth reading too like … Continue reading

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recommended zine: How to be a Library Patron

Those who read this site often will know that I rarely recommend that my dear readers buy anything. However, I am smitten with the lovely How To Be a Library Patron mini-zine and recommend you all scrounge up the dollar … Continue reading

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zines!

Speaking of zines — here’s an only slightly outdated list of zine libraries. The Independent Publishing Resource Center even has their zine catalog online.

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Reading Over the Shoulder of the Future at the Library of Congress

Interesting though ponderous essay about what we can divine from the future by observing the LoC. A postmodern look at the future of information. “I am unsure what marks off knowledge in the digital age from an earlier, Gutenberg-era episteme. … Continue reading

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