Libraries, Open Source, and eBooks – Oh My!

By |September 7th, 2016|News, reference|0 Comments

An open source server-software developer is working on a project at the New York Public Library (NYPL) that is intended to liberate every part […]

The Origins of Labor Day

By |September 5th, 2016|Featured, reference|0 Comments

Every year in the United States, summer is unofficially kicked off with Memorial Day. The pools open, the BBQ grills are fired up and […]

In a Perfect World

By |August 31st, 2016|News, reference|0 Comments

Similar to open source, open science is the movement to make scientific research and data accessible to all, regardless of the inquirer. This includes amateurs […]

The Challenge of Costly Textbooks

It’s back to school season and that means school supply shopping, a task I have never heard a single person rejoice about, and each […]

The Role of the Library in Your Community

By |August 23rd, 2016|News, reference|0 Comments

When is the last time you went to the public library? So it shouldn’t surprise you that there has been a significant decrease in […]

Grey Areas in Plagiarism

Throughout college, I would get anxious when I submitted papers to a professor who used plagiarism software. I always cited my sources, following the […]

Monographs in the Digital World

By |July 25th, 2016|News, reference|0 Comments

A daughter’s interest in monographs spurred her mother to learn more than she ever thought she needed to about this declining literary form. This interesting […]

Dealing in the Dark

By |July 21st, 2016|News, reference|0 Comments

We have all heard about the darknet, the Web content that exists on overlay networks which use the public Internet but which require specific […]