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a shot over the bow – Aaron Swartz indicted for … downloading articles from JSTOR?

I saw this post circulating around facebook and, of course, the word “library” caught my eye. The Boston Globe has a longer explanation about what all the kerfuffle is about, but still uses words like “hacking.” The Demand Progress blog, … Continue reading

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making a difference, general and specific

I have some odds and ends here that I wasn’t too sure where to put. I try to do linkdumps infrequently. Here are some things I’ve come across in the past week or so that seem to be a few … Continue reading

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MIT watch out, the librarians are here!

This is a non-library post just to say that I am in Boston for the weekend for the MIT Mystery Hunt. Myself and fellow non-traditional librarian J. Baumgart will be working with Codex Ixtlilxochitl, a giant team of brainiacs all … Continue reading

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MIT Libraries’ Betas

MIT Libraries makes nifty little tools that are available for people to try out. Check out the MIT edition of LibX [see others], the MIT library Lookup Greasemonkey script for Firefox and the Dewey Research Advisor which is sort of … Continue reading

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