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 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 […]

Get in Line

By |August 15th, 2016|News, Technology|0 Comments

The relationship between information technology (IT) staff and other professionals has been lampooned in a variety of comedies, like sitcoms or sketch shows like […]

Digital Shakespeare?

By |August 10th, 2016|News, Technology|0 Comments

Digital content is everywhere. According to a recent survey, sixty-two percent of school districts have digital content and curriculum strategy, and more than half of […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Librarian of Congress Appointed

By |July 20th, 2016|News|0 Comments

To quote a colleague, “They finally picked a librarian to do a librarian’s job!” She was referring to the recent appointment of a new […]

New Words Added to the Oxford

By |July 19th, 2016|News, reference|0 Comments

The Oxford English Dictionary recently released their list of added words as part of their June update to the more than 150-year old publication. This […]