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By Erin Gallagher, Electronic Resources & Serials Librarian, Rollins College

It’s a drizzly, prehistoric morning here in Central Florida as I embark on my first week of Hot Topics.  Let us set the tone with “In the Library”, a poem by former Poet Laureate and delightful speaker Charles Simic.  [...]

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by Jonathan H. Harwell, Rollins College

As we approach the holidays and continue winding down from another great Charleston Conference (while visions of shrimp & grits dance in our heads), here’s a look at the hottest stories swirling around us.

 A couple of really hot topics at [...]

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by Jonathan H. Harwell, Rollins College 

The Oberlin Group’s Lever Initiative (open-access consortial scholarly press) has posted some notes from their series of one-hour workshops with over 50 library directors.  Lots of interesting comments, including “Shouldn’t be 8 years to publish a book” and “Students [...]

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Hot Topics of the Week 9/30/13

On September 30, 2013 By

by Jonathan H. Harwell, Rollins College

Macalester College’s library has begun an “E-Book Rights Advocacy” campaign, based on 12 standardsHere is a list of libraries, and one consortium, that have declared themselves in support. 

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ATG Hot Topics of the Week

On September 13, 2013 By

by Jonathan H. Harwell, Rollins College

Been catching up on a few things as we prepare to hear from futurist & physicist Dr. Michio Kaku at Rollins College this evening.

Did you notice Cory Doctorow’s article at Locus about e-book sales to libraries?  He’s making the [...]

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ATG Hot Topics of the Week

On August 30, 2013 By

by Jonathan H. Harwell, Rollins College

As academia has been diving into the fall semester, I’ve saved up some hot topics from the month of August.  So in case you’ve been busy as well, here are some items you might have missed.

The month kicked off with the [...]

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