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Edward Liebow, Chronicle of Higher Education
Legislation making its way through the U.S. House of Representatives would significantly reduce National Science Foundation funds for the social...
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Bryn Geffert, Amherst College's College Librarian
This spring 65 directors of liberal arts college libraries—all members of the Oberlin Group—adopted a statement about ensuring that electronic...
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The SPARC Libraries & OER Forum is a public e-mail discussion list intended for academic and research librarians interested in open educational resources (OER). It will serve...

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