Archive for August, 2008

Report on Library and Museum Digitization Projects

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

James Moses posted to the SHARP-L list some interesting numbers from the Primary Research Group's new report on library and museum digitization projects. The first one was probably the most surprising to me: 60% of the funds for digitization projects come from the library's budget; in the U.S., the number ...

An insult to the concept of “training”

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

Via the The Chronicle of Higher Education -- apparently every staff member at the University of Iowa, including faculty, will now learn how not to be a jerk. Great news! Obviously it's only ignorance of social norms that would lead a professor to offer higher grades to his female students ...