Category Archives: Access

The academic library is “Open”-ing Up

Our library, like many academic libraries, has traditionally been resistant to assisting students with obtaining required course texts. Students obtain those through the college store, Amazon, or other bookstores. Logistics often prevent the academic library from venturing into this arena, … Continue reading

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Farewell to an Important Resource

I continue to be amazed at the shortsightedness of funding for evidence-based medicine. Health-care providers, government agencies, and even the general public agree that evidence-based medicine is important to improve health care. Yet funding to enable providers to provide this … Continue reading

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One Step Forward and Two Steps Back?

There has been a troubling development in the world of news periodicals. These periodicals are moving to a less print, or online-only format, but in such a way as to leave libraries and their large readership out in the cold.  … Continue reading

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