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This semester the information literacy course that Iâ€™m teaching started off in our main library classroom. Itâ€™s a fairly typical instructional space with rows of desks topped with computers, an instructor computer at the front, and a couple of projection screens. Itâ€™s a nice room â€“ we got 30 new, faster student computers over the [...]
Hey, have you heard there’s a recession on? (Yes, that’s a rhetorical question.) It’s nearly impossible to avoid news from all sectors–including higher education–about the continued economic challenges facing the country. Stories about funding difficulties for both public and private institutions, rising tuition, and declining endowments fill news outlets daily. And of course academic libraries [...]