Category: research tools

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"

Working Paper on 3-Year Ethnographic Study re: Lawyering Being -- Essentially -- about Reading: "Lawyers at Work: A Study of the Reading, Writing, and Communication Practices of Legal Professionals"

by on April 1, 2016 4:33 pm
[L]awyering is fundamentally about reading. Lawyers at Work: A Study of the Reading, Writing, and Communication Practices of Legal Professionals Ann Sinsheimer University of Pittsburgh – School of Law David J. Herring Independent March 14, 2016 Legal Writing Journal, Vol. 21, Forthcoming U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-11 Abstract:      This paper… Read more Working Paper on 3-Year Ethnographic Study re: Lawyering Being -- Essentially -- about Reading: "Lawyers at Work: A Study of the Reading, Writing, and Communication Practices of Legal Professionals"

"Reimagining Libraries In The Digital Era: Lessons From Data Mining The Internet Archive" ...

by on March 31, 2016 11:23 am
…a thoughtful Forbes / Tech posting by Kalev H. Leetaru from earlier this month (19 March 2016): Some excerpts: [P]erhaps the future of libraries lies in a return to their roots, not as museums of physical artifacts for rental, but as conveners of information and those who can understand and translate that information to the needs… Read more "Reimagining Libraries In The Digital Era: Lessons From Data Mining The Internet Archive" ...