Y’all Come Back!

Another Charleston Conference has ended, and it was highly successful.  There were about 300 more attendees than last year, and the sessions (at least the ones I attended) were well attended. The 201...

Hyde Park Corner Debate

  The debate topic was Resolved:  The current system of scholarly publishing, whereby publishers receive content for free and then sell it back to libraries at a high price, must fundamentally c...

The Long Arm of the Law

  (Bruce Strauch read the presentation of Bill Hannay, Schiff Hardin, LLC, who could not attend.  Bill’s presentation was on some recent notable court cases affecting libraries.) In the Ap...

Charleston Conference Premiers

  The following 15 producers of new and innovative products gave brief presentations of their product: ACSESS (Alliance of Crop, Soil and Environmental Science Societies) Digital Library Bowker ...

Revisiting Plato’s Cave

  Bruce Heterick, Vice President, JSTOR, explained that JSTOR is a fairly unique content provider.  Most of its content consists of back files of about 2,000 journals. JSTOR has an in-house anal...