He’s developed a funky annotation system for what he’s reading so that he doesn’t write in books. (And all this time, I just figured he took notes on his blog.)
Archive for January 27th, 2004
Garrett types about some features in this Friday’s Chronicle of Higher Education about open access journals and publishing. There will be an online colloquy on Thursday at 1 pm exploring the issue.
The dean of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, John M. Unsworth, has a piece in this Friday’s Chronicle of Higher Education about the open source, open access, etc., movement at institutions of higher learning. He gives a history of the Internet, talks about initiatives at [...]
For the first time, a court has declared part of the USA PATRIOT Act unconstitutional. A Los Angeles federal judge decided that the part of the act barring giving “expert advice and assistance” to foreign terrorist groups is too vague.
On June 30, ten employees of the Harvard College Library system, one of the systems of libraries at Harvard University, will lose their jobs and 8.5 vacant positions will be closed. Workers were notified Monday of the layoffs. “Half of our budget is made up of staff compensation. It was almost impossible for us to [...]