Go Ahead, It’s Good For You

Posted on November 8th, 2005 by

Chill out! Students working in our Interlibrary Loan department had a table at the annual wellness fair. Here they are, proving the point that reading leads to happiness. We’re happy they took the initiative to represent the library at this event. Looking for something to read? Check out our latest list of new books.

Jane Kirtley of the Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law will be here Thursday, November 17th at 7:00 p.m. in the Interpretive Center to speak on “Shooting the Messenger, or Shooting Ourselves in the Foot? Challenges to a Free and Independent Press.” Join us for some stimulating conversation – one more event for our September Project events. (She’s brilliant, by the way.)

How much is that research in the window? The one with long, long tail. Here’s a nifty calculator for what a typical journal article “costs” in reality. Bottom line: scholarly societies provide a better bargain than commercial publishers.

Barbara

 

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