The Kansas City (Mo.) Star writes about how new public libraries have helped energize urban neighborhoods, like the Harold Washington Library Center in Chicago’s South Loop. Kansas City’s new public library with book spines decorating its parking garage should open on Monday, April 12.
Archive for April 11th, 2004
According to this Newsday column, after studying 1.75 million downloads, professors of economics and business estimate the music industry only loses one sale for every 5,000 downloads and other factors, like the poor economy, may account for declining music sales.
“There are untold treasures ‘hidden in plain sight’ at colleges and universities. Academic archives and special collections offer vast troves of documents and artifacts available for use not only by serious scholars and researchers but also in many cases by the public as well.”
The post made me laugh. “… i’m guessing that many of [the Harvard blogs] are tests without much content. But this is the home of some interesting blogs. …” Good description of the blogs at Harvard. (Guess which category this blog falls under. Go ahead. Guess.)