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The last event I attended at ACRL was a talk by Jaron Lanier on “The Bi-Polar Library: How Humanizing and Digitizing Must Both Be Advanced.”  Jaron Lanier is a computer scientist, composer, visual artist and author.  He spoke about the nature of power in the digital age. It used to be that the more accessible […]

Notes from ACRL, part 2

In between sessions on Thursday I visited several large electronic resource vendors at the exhibit hall, asking them how we could provide the students in the Center for Prison Education with an experience of online searching without having access to the Internet.  Since their resources are all Web-based, this was a tough question for them, […]