After hearing high praise from the performer Henry Rollins, librarians delved into discussions of the library's changing role in the academic enterprise.
Fraternity houses often feel like no-accountability zones for many reasons. But most of them come back to simple matters of cost and liability.
The social scientist sounds an alarm about a growing “opportunity gap.”
Four ways to speed things along.
If you want people to listen to you, you have to stop reading to them.
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More on Libraries
Edward L. Widmer has stepped down as director of a library at Brown University to advise both Brown's president and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
The shift to digital has effects on staffing as well, as new numbers from the Association of Research Libraries show.
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The Academic Librarian
Just because your students are computer-literate doesn't mean they are research-literate.
Recent job postings and hires suggest that many academic libraries are losing interest in hiring humanities Ph.D.'s
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- Turning Ph.D.'s into Librarians
- Endlesse Searche
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