MultiGrain Discussion: Authors Guild Suit

by Tom Gilson, Associate Editor (gilsont@cofc.edu) Perhaps the biggest news item of this week is the lawsuit filed against the HathiTrust, the University of Michigan, and four other universities.  Th...

MultiGrain Discussion: "Gloom and Doom"

by Tom Gilson, Associate Editor, gilsont@cofc.edu In a recent post to Scholarly Kitchen (The Eve of Destruction,” Now on YouTube), Joe Esposito bemoans the “gloom and doom” that the publishing indust...

MultiGrain Discussion: Amazon Boycott

by Tom Gilson, Associate Editor (gilsont@cofc.edu) There has been a lot of recent buzz about the proposed boycott of Amazon by a coalition of non-profits in California.  According to the Huffington P...

MultiGrain Forum: eBooks and Memory

by Tony Horava, University of Ottawa, thorava@uottawa.ca I’ve been thinking alot lately about ebooks and memory, esp as we have entered the era of mobile devices in a major way. Memory and read...

MultiGrain Discussion: ILL

by Tom Gilson, Associate Editor, GilsonT@cofc.edu Interlibrary loan faces more competition than ever and while some may argue that users will never pay the fees asked by services like “Get it Now” or...