Category: Library – General

Dispelling Librarian Stereotypes: Article "A Snapshot of a 21st-Century Librarian"

by on August 9, 2016 11:08 am
Please see: Adrienne Green, A Snapshot of a 21st-Century Librarian: As the way people access information changes, librarians like Theresa Quill are exploring ways to make their jobs newly relevant, The Atlantic (July 25, 2016)  From the article: …[T]he internet has largely replaced brick-and-mortar libraries as the go-to resource for information gathering, librarians’ purview is… Read more Dispelling Librarian Stereotypes: Article "A Snapshot of a 21st-Century Librarian"

Excellent "Copyright Review Management System Toolkit" for "Finding the Public Domain"

by on July 1, 2016 1:35 pm
Please visit the University of Michigan Library’s site here and find the table of contents to the system toolkit — for answering the question: How can I tell if something is in the public domain? — here.

Recent Post of Potential Interest: "Should All Academic Research Be Free And What Wikipedia Can Teach Us About Publishing"

by on July 1, 2016 12:48 pm
…another thought-provoking Forbes / Tech item by Kalev H. Leetaru (14 June 2016): It links to the European Union’s late May 2016 call for all scientific literature to be made available to the world free of charge. A number of excerpts from Leetaru’s post: … Such calls, happening amidst a sea change in the open… Read more Recent Post of Potential Interest: "Should All Academic Research Be Free And What Wikipedia Can Teach Us About Publishing"