Dan Savage has made a career of speaking his mind. His Savage Love column and weekly podcast have brought sane sex and relationship advice to millions, a kind of pop cultural counterpart to the Go Ask Alice resource beloved by high school and college librarians everywhere. He got the chance to speak his mind again [...]
ALA Annual 2011: Opening Session Speaker Dan Savage Says “It Gets Better” is About Access and Information
A Day's Work and Then Some: DuPage Library System Cites LJ's Mike Kelley for Excellence in Journalism
What would users pay per search to get at the wealth of web data to which they’ve become accustomed? What’s the reasonable search price on “the royal wedding guest list”? Kevin Kelly highlights some interesting research into relative search measures and merits, research that also points to some interesting questions about how to measure the value of library materials, discovery services, and even library services more broadly.
Andrew Albanese over at Publishers Weekly recently covered the latest back and forth between the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) relating to the Georgia State E-Reserves case. According to the story, ARL director Charles Lowry has written a letter criticizing the CCC for funding 50% of the plaintiffs’ litigation [...]