Your weekly links to interesting stories from the world of libraries and archives, books and publishing, and information science.
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One grad’s guide for graduate students on getting the most out of your academic library – a good reminder that even advanced and driven students may not be aware of basic library services.
The worlds of publishing and post-secondary education collide in a lawsuit: an unnamed student sues for defamation over a book that “that depicts the recent and growing number of campus rape and sexual assault allegations as the result of nationwide hysteria that infantilizes women.”
Although the U of R has had a new University Librarian for 10 months, leadership transition in academic libraries is a process that takes time and is helped with communication and plans for leadership transition.
On higher education and the “false god of attention.”
An essay on the author’s visceral horror of “getting it wrong in print.”