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The Anti-racism Digital Library

I bounced out of bed the morning of Thursday, June 18th, 2015, excited about another day, unaware of the tragedy that had happened the previous evening. 1,030 more words

Digital Libraries

Solving the hard problem of patron privacy in digital libraries by John Hubbard

A library should only collect, retain, and disclose members’ personal information so that it can provide or improve services. The law prevents us from selling demographic details… 214 more words

Digital Libraries

Pop Culture and Vinyl

Most of my time at work this week was full of our Vinyl rollout. We now have three bays of vinyl in our music department, instead of just one little table. 207 more words


"BiblioTECH: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google" BOOK REVIEW

Just about everyone remembers the delight of going to the library as a child. Winding through the aisles, running a finger along the spines of books, tracking down a book by call number, and even the musty smell of the stacks all have positive associations in people when they think of the experience of going to the library. 1,235 more words

Libraries & Librarians

Greek Astronomy PhDs: The last 200 years [CL]


We have recently compiled a database with all doctoral dissertations (PhDs) completed in modern Greece (1837-2014), in the general area of astronomy and astrophysics, as well as in space and ionospheric physics. 38 more words


Some notes on the history of tolerance

Tolerance and intolerance are themes at the center of many contemporary debates, and their prominence has become stronger after the tragic events in France on January 7 and 8, 2015. 2,917 more words

Legal History

Cloud Digital Libraries

I noticed this morning a blog post on the Wellcome Library plans to build a cloud-based digital library platform, ‘Moving the Wellcome Library to the cloud… 155 more words

Digital Libraries