It was a historical mistake, misguided by neoliberal dogma, to degrade academic libraries from the custodians and guardians of human knowledge, to defenseless assistants of a parasitic industry, a sick perversion of the very idea of a library.
— Björn Brembs (@brembs) October 15, 2021
I am perfectly aware of that, thank you.
Siebmacher's Armorials at CERL works, you implied otherwise, I set the record straight.
— CERL (@CERL_org) October 1, 2021
This is nonsense. See
Political No. 23 of 1873, Forwarding Copies of Letters from the Government of Bombay Containing News Regarding Dr David Livingstone, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/6/106, ff 342-344a, in Qatar Digital Library https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100095576710.0x000001
… is a news blog dedicated to providing current information on the developing state of medieval Jewish studies research:
„It can be said that online cataloging as it is today began on Aug. 26, 1971, when Ohio University’s Vernon R. Alden Library, using a dedicated phone line, was the first in the world to generate an electronic library record.“
New study: "More than 90% of the scientific articles published by Colombian researchers are in English….Publishing in a 2d language creates additional financial costs…&…problems with reading comprehension, writing ease & time, & anxiety."https://t.co/ZLDvIdNZSq
— Peter Suber (@petersuber) September 20, 2020
Update. "The current bias in the STEM academy [in favor of English]…is detrimental to the continuity and evolution of STEM research." (This article is published in 6 languages.)https://t.co/llYcjX7XQ0
— Peter Suber (@petersuber) August 31, 2021