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The Jester Joins Twitter

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It was only a few months ago that I was teasing Dan Chudnov for joining Twitter. Now I've gone and done it myself. I don't expect to be using it much, but ...

Pointless E-mail Disclaimers

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I’ve been collecting disclaimers that appear on the bottom of e-mail messages in a draft post on DLTJ for about a year now – every time I’d get a new one wit...

Two Lectures on Copyright and Fair Use Today

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Spotted in the Chronicle of Higher Education Online this morning is mention of two lectures by Wendy Seltzer that will happen today on the topic of copyright...

What Is BioMed Central?

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My posting on Friday about the clashing values of academic institutions and businesses prompted a comment from Bill Hooker about linking to his blog posting ...

NPR’s Headquarters

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NPR's Headquarters, looking east Side view of the triangular building, looking from Mt. Vernon Square. The DC Convention Center is just to the north of ...

Creating Participatory Digital Libraries

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"Participatory Digital Libraries" is the name of a talk Paul Jones, Director of ibiblio.org, gave this morning at OCLC's Kilgour Auditorium. Known as "The P...

Stereotypical Vendors?

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Recent posts by Richard Wallis and Paul Miller, both of Talis (a 40-year-old company in the U.K. specializing in information and metadata management), questi...