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Freedom and #Diversity in #Libraries

I read Marshall Breeding’s May 2017 “Library Systems Report 2017” way back when it was published in American Libraries magazine – but something struck me this morning while reading a completely unrelated article on politics/culture in the US… 354 more words


Cochrane Library database

Currently, the ability to access login/register option  for Cochrane Library via Wiley is not functional, with access affected to the following:

  • Access your saved publications, articles and searches…
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Library News

Database outage: Cambridge Companions - 13.12.2016

We wish to advise of a current disruption of access to Cambridge Companions.
The vendor is currently investigating.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause

Database Issues

The JAMA Network - Maintenance Notification, Friday, 21 October 2016

We wish to advise that the JAMA Network will be undergoing scheduled maintenance on Friday, 21 October 2016 between:

11:00:00 AM and 12:00 noon

A brief interruption of service, while unlikely, is possible during this maintenance window. 8 more words

Library News

What's Mine is Yours: A Love Letter to Interlibrary Loan

When I started working in interlibrary loan two years ago, my experience with the system was limited to getting one book on vintage hairstyles through my public library and frantically requesting articles for impending papers during my undergraduate degree. 773 more words

Advocacy & Activism

HAL 9000 Goes to the Library

Am I the only one rather creeped out by some of the technology Rachit Gupta wrote about in his “Human-Computer Interaction: An Overview”? I’m not sure I want computers to be “ubiquitous” in my life, though I don’t know that there’s anything I can do about it at this point I do know, emphatically, that I don’t want my computer to engage in facial expression analysis or auditory emotion analysis . 756 more words

Information Systems