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Discussion Entry: Changing Book Publishing Models

A work colleague posted a link on twitter to a very interesting story. I thought it would make a great discussion entry for this week’s assignment. The HoTT Book This blog article describes a new book that has been published … Continue reading

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Extending Academic Freedom to Blogs

I recently came across a troubling story about a publisher suing a librarian for libel based on a blog posting. Dale Askey, while an academic librarian at Kansas State University (he has since moved to McMaster University), posted a negative … Continue reading

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Hey Publishers! Jump On In… The Water’s Fine!

I have become increasingly distressed at the seemingly hostile attitudes publishers display towards libraries. Rather than viewing us as a distribution partner who increase demand from the general public for their products, and who coordinate access for researchers to their … Continue reading

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