"Americans too often teach their children to despise those who hold unpopular opinions. We teach them to regard as traitors, and hold in aversion and contempt, such as do not shout with the crowd, and so here in our democracy we are cheering a thing which of all things is most foreign to it and […]
This note came over the LITA-L listserv from Charles W. Bailey over at Digital Scholarship. It’s worth reading. In the interest of getting this out to as many folks as possible, I’ll just post the e-mail in its (slightly edited) entirety, active links and all: Peter Suber reports that the NIH open access mandate may […]
Even if I were not already a hard core fan of the Economist, I’d think this was a Great Idea: More than 160 years of articles from the Economist are set to become available online with the launch of The Economist Historical Archive 1843-2003. The archive will contain more than 600,000 pages of the weekly […]
Here’s one for rare book collectors around the world: Vatican Publishes Knights Templar Papers. Enjoy!