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Laws and the French Revolution

The French Revolution remains a most interesting and influential period of French history, with an impact far beyond the borders of France. Its great events, the shifts in power and the colourful personalities make it into a subject which continues to hold worldwide attention. 2,368 more words

Legal History

Never neutral: Libraries, technology, and inclusion

Below is the text from the OLITA Spotlight talk I gave at the OLA Super Conference (#olasc15).


I want to acknowledge from the outset that this talk has been heavily influenced by a number of people who have shared their work and their thoughts with me over the years. 3,826 more words

Library Stuff

LibGuide on Digital Preservation

Last year, I created a LibGuide on Digital Preservation Resources for my class in Information Services and Sources. The guide is geared toward librarians, archivists, or basically anyone in a cultural institution who want to learn about digital preservation or needs to learn about it for his or her job. 167 more words

Library School

Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Releases New Strategic Plan

While some people in the library community are aware of DPLA others are not. So, the Digital Public Library of America, or DPLA, is planning to market their services so that users will want to use DPLA services and think to continue to use their services. 18 more words


Digital Libraries - Trends, Challenges and All You Want to Know

I recall a relatively short time ago, when digital was first invading the publishing industry and getting some traction, libraries began to ponder just how they could access and loan out all the new titles becoming available. 2,305 more words

John R. Austin

Back to "Basics": My Return Home for the Holidays.

Just a few “short” weeks ago, I wrote my “end of term” blog posting. Here, one month later, I am writing a “Back to Graduate School” blog. 765 more words