Maybe I could see the future when I wrote that post on Language and Travel. In any event, it turns out that preparing for a move abroad cuts down on my ability to post anything on either of my blogs…so I’ll see you in July or August🙂
Copyright, scholarly communication, ebooks, textbooks…we’re putting together an e-reader bar, so I suppose it makes sense that my focus is where it is at the moment.
Nevada Econ Professor Incorporates YouTube into Textbook (Nevada News)
My Midlife French Lessons (The Chronicle – subscription required): As a faculty member and occasional Spanish literature student (at the upper-division undergrad level), I enjoyed this.
Postcard from Venice: Notes from a Study-Abroad Librarian (Duke University): My dream project…with one of our programs in Spain or Latin America, though.
For Minorities, New ‘Digital Divide’ Seen (Washington Post)
Old-Fashioned Play Builds Serious Skills (NPR) [this article is about kids and play, but it would have interesting implications for LIS folks I know who research play and creativity in the workplace]
Colleges Weigh How to Estimate Cost to Families (Chronicle)
The Shadow Scholar (The Chronicle)
Students Finally Wake Up To Facebook Privacy Issues (ars technica)
Wikilobbying (Colbert Report)
Diversify Diversity: Remembering Gay Students in Recruiting (The Chronicle)
CUNY Social Network Mixes Scholarship with Facebook-Style Friendship, from the Chronicle
Managing E-Resources for Users, 100%, from ACRLog
Make Life Easier: Ask a Librarian, from the Huffington Post