Back on topic with bad news: The Community Newspaper Company, which is owned by the Boston Herald, is notifying public libraries that they will no longer be filming the 88 newspapers they publish in 140 communities in Massachusetts. As far as I know, archives are not available electronically through a vendor, such as LexisNexis or [...]
Archive for October 2nd, 2003
Off the topic: Biomedical engineering assistant professor Kit Parker returned recently from a 10-month rotation in Kandahar with the U.S. Army. Read about the captain’s adventures with the 82nd Airborne Division in this Gazette profile.
Today’s Boston Globe profiles Kevin Starr, California state librarian.
The author of this piece favors “librarians as feisty fighters for freedom” and explores issues surrounding librarian/patron confidentiality.
Tonight’s Law & Order was about a journalist who fabricated an interview with an infamous rapist. A man was murdered as a result of the article.