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March 10, 2006

Discussion Thread for Libraries Panel

Didn't get a chance to comment or ask a question on floor? Watching the webcast and want to speak up? Please comment below.

Posted by kimballs at March 10, 2006 10:02 AM


Excellent panel; thanks to all speakers and questioners.

Am hoping there will be more discussion addressing the issues around publishers, and the exorbitant costs universities and other institutions are compelled to pay to gain access to journals in the present climate.

Posted by: celia.white@gmail.com at March 10, 2006 11:04 AM

I also wish to thank all of the panelists and commenters. A very stimulating discussion.

I am particularly interested in watching the Stanford projects take shape, particularly the use of ancillary services like reading/reserach alerts and recommendations. The corporate world offers users ways to make shopping easier... why not, in academic libraries, offer ways to make research easier, fuller, more meaningful? Great ideas and insights!

Posted by: jenngrahamx@yahoo.com at March 10, 2006 11:12 AM

A question that I wanted to ask Josie Parker, the moderator, and anyone else who is not from the Stanfords, Virginias, and Michigans of the world: what does this sort of mass digitization mean to your library and your patrons?

Posted by: sooty at March 10, 2006 01:12 PM

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