Title: Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Busy World Author: Cal Newport Hardcover: 978-0525536512, $26 Imprint: New York: Portfolio/Penguin, 2019 "... In this timely and enlightening book, the bestselling author of Deep Work introduces a...read more
Literary Hub recently posed the following question to the discerning readers of their website: Who Wore It Best? US Book Covers vs. UK Book Covers for 2018 Emily Temple, a senior editor at Lit Hub, took on the challenge and provided some answers. Noting that "big...read more
Bridging the Gap: NASIG & UKSG Working Towards Open Access Conference Proceedings In this press release, the NASIG Blog announces that as part of their vision to "to improve the distribution of information resources in all formats." NASIG is "taking a step...read more
Scholarly Communications Librarian - University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL The Scholarly Communications Librarian will coordinate the NPMLs' efforts related to copyright, open educational resources, and scholarly works in the library's...read more
"Words as feelings" in a post on the Aeon website that highlights "a special class of vivid, textural words that defy accepted linguistic theory.' Supposedly, except for "those rare exceptions such as onomatopoeias, where a word mimics a noise – eg, ‘cuckoo’, ‘achoo’...read more
ARL Comments on Plan S Open Access Implementation Guidelines ARL News reports that in response to a group of European funders, cOAlition S, and their request for public feedback on the implementation guidelines for Plan S — a plan to make full and immediate...read more
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