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Monday, 29th November 2004

New Graph: Resources per Student in ARL Libraries, 1986-2003

Professional Reading Shelf
Information Quality on the Web
Diploma Mills--Domain Names
Source: Chronicle of Higher Education
Don't Judge a College by Its Internet Address
"Although '.edu' Internet addresses are supposed to be reserved for colleges with accreditation from agencies approved by the U.S. Department of Education, hundreds of institutions that do not meet that requirement have the coveted Web addresses."
Research Libraries
Source: ARL
Chart: Resources per Student in ARL Libraries, 1986-2003
Source: KPIX
More on the Use of RFID at San Francisco Public Library
"A plan to put radio frequency identification (RFID) tags into San Francisco public library books has drawn sharp criticism on grounds ranging from privacy for library patrons to the health and safety of library workers...Other critics of the tags are concerned about the possible health risks to library staff from the radio frequencies emitted by the scanners. 'Library workers,' said Peter Warfield of the San Francisco Library Users Association, 'would be at risk potentially much more than members of the public because they would be operating this equipment all day long.'"

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