Print Assignments?

In this article, Steven J. Bell, of Temple University, warns professors to check with a college librarian before they create an assignment that requires students to use only print material, because many college libraries are reducing their collections of works in print.

The Academic Library in the Age of Trump

In this post Dr. Joshua Kim states his case about why academic libraries are more important than ever before in the age of Trump. I would not do justice to his arguments if I tried to summarize them, so I will let you enjoy it without comment from me.

New Book Explores Digital Age Scholarship

This article is a review of Jessie Daniels and Polly Thistlethwaite’s new book, Being a Scholar in the Digital Era. Both the authors work of the City of New York University system. In the book they point out how today’s scholars have to live in two worlds: the world of the traditional mode of print-based scholarship and the scholarship of the digital age. They say the major shift in scholarship in this age is the search capabilities of modern search engines. 


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