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Save Our Stacks (SOS): Digitization and its Effects

Save Our Stacks (SOS): Digitization and its Effects | Digital Humanities and Higher Ed | Scoop.it
If a college library moves 170,000 of its books to storage, to make room for sumptuous new administrative offices—which is happening at Maine’s Colby College—does it still count as a library? Or, as an impassioned open letter from concerned faculty attests, is it no longer “a place for reflection and...
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Rebecca Schuman argues: It’s not about the books. It’s about the books representing the last place on campus where intellectual contemplation thrives.

 

Important contribution to critical thinking about processes and procedures and long-term impacts on identities and selves in the digital age, especially in higher education.

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Notes on Student Privacy and Online Pedagogy | Josh Honn

MT @joshhonn: "Notes on Student Privacy and Online Pedagogy" http://t.co/f51Lpr6PzM #libraries #DigitalHumanities
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