The American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom is selling these inexpensive buttons to raise awareness about the USA PATRIOT ACT’s threats to intellectual freedom. The page linked above includes some brief background about the situation and a link to more information about the act. I plan to order a button. If you’re interested in [...]
Archive for February 27th, 2004
This brief article on LLRX.com wonders what happened to the Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments of 1996, which specifies that government agencies receiving multiple FOIA requests for something that seems like it will generate more requests should place that material online.
It’s almost ironic to me that the Association Press distributes this story via their wire instead of using an RSS feed, but that’s beside the point. Here’s another article about the popularity and utility of RSS feeds, including many examples of institutions and organizations using feeds to distribute information. Check out Gary Price’s nice use [...]
Today’s Harvard Crimson, a student newspaper, reports that Harvard Business School Associate Professor of Business Management Michael D. Watkins has criticized the Harvard president’s role in the tenure process via his blog World Events on Weekdays. The pertinent blog posts are: Watkins’ post about not getting tenure “Death Knell for the Delicate Experiment at HBS” [...]