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America’s archaeology data keeps disappearing — even though the law says...

Keith Kintigh, Arizona State University Archaeology – the name conjures up images of someone carefully sifting the sands for traces of the past and then...

Academic journal publishing is headed for a day of reckoning

Patrick Burns, Colorado State University Imagine a researcher working under deadline on a funding proposal for a new project. This is the day she’s dedicated...

I’m a librarian in Puerto Rico, and this is my Hurricane...

Evelyn Milagros Rodriguez, University of Puerto Rico - Humacao I’ve always been fascinated by storms, particularly Puerto Rico’s own history of them. I think it’s...

What hundreds of American public libraries owe to Carnegie’s disdain for...

Arlene Weismantel, Michigan State University The same ethos that turned Andrew Carnegie into one of the biggest philanthropists of all time made him a fervent...

Public libraries can (literally) serve as a shelter from the storm

Grace Morris, Michigan State University U.S. public libraries often transform into shelters during emergencies. After Superstorm Sandy, for example, the Princeton Public Library in New...

The challenge facing libraries in an era of fake news

Donald A. Barclay, University of California, Merced Imagine, for a moment, the technology of 2017 had existed on Jan. 11, 1964 – the day Luther...

Has the library outlived its usefulness in the age of Internet?...

Donald A. Barclay, University of California, Merced U.S. institutions of higher education and U.S. local governments are under extraordinary pressure to cut costs and eliminate...

Libraries on the front lines of the homelessness crisis in the...

Richard Gunderman, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and David C Stevens, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Libraries are increasingly a sanctuary for people who are homeless or...

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We must end schools being run by contract – it’s fragmenting...

By Ron Glatter, The Open University The debate about how to build a sound, sustainable system of governance for English schools out of the disarray...