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The Data Dilemma
There’s a famous allegory about a map of the world that grows in detail until every point in reality has its counterpoint on paper; the twist being that such a map is at once ideally accurate and entirely useless, since ...
Staffing for Electronic Resource Management: the Results of a Survey
(Elsevier : Serials Review, 2002)
The authors offer the results of an informal survey of library staffing trends related to the acquisition and maintenance of electronic resources. They test their hypothesis that the problem of staffing for e-resources has ...
The Symbolic Value of Libraries in a Digital Age
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001-10)
As an increasingly virtual society anticipates the decline of print, it looks to the keepers of the written record to maintain continuity with its past. Libraries cannot formulate intelligent collection and preservation ...
Applying Concepts of Algorithmic Justice to Reference, Instruction, and Collections Work
As part of the MIT Libraries Library Instruction and Reference Services (LIRS) department’s “Summer of Data” initiative, we participated in a project on algorithmic justice. The growth of artificial intelligence (AI), ...