Late August reads

Weekly, monthly, whatever 🙂 Do *you* keep up with blogging the first two weeks of the semester? Didn’t think so!

Indian Scholars Gather to Share Native Perspective on History

As E-Books Gain, Barnes and Noble Tries to Stay Ahead

Wikipedia Age Challenges Scholars’ Sacred Peer Review

Libraries, Low-Income People, and Social Exclusion (blog post – the article they link is worth a read, if you’ve got access)


What I’m Reading This Week

This is the first in what will (hopefully) be a regular weekly series of posts pulling together pieces on libraries, technology, social media, academia, diversity, information policy…and anything else I’m interested in.

What I did When I Couldn’t Find a Job (paywall) via the Chronicle

Plagiarism Lines Blur for Students in the Digital Age via NYTimes

Why eBook Economics Don’t Work in Libraries via LibraryThing

More than a Paycheck via Inside Higher Ed

Exploring WordPress

Although I’ve used WordPress before, I’ve never used it to put together a website (rather than a blog). I’m excited to use this free tool to pull together some of my library-related pages and writings. Enjoy!