After hearing high praise from the performer Henry Rollins, librarians delved into discussions of the library's changing role in the academic enterprise.
New entrants in the ratings game say they focus on how students fare after college, rather than on the quality of those who enroll.
The hidden story behind the code that runs our lives.
A new program head frets about his exclusion from a department meeting.
It's hard to avoid intertwining your work with notions of your value as a person.
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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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