The WIRED Guide to Net Neutrality

Everything you need to know about the struggle to treat information on the internet the same—ISPs shouldn’t be able to block some sorts of data and prioritize others. AUTHOR:  KLINT FINLEY NET NEUTRALITY IS the idea that internet service providers like Comcast...

Navigating News Online

 MAY 9, 2011 BY KENNETH OLMSTEAD, AMY MITCHELL AND TOM ROSENSTIEL Where People Go, How They Get There and What Lures Them Away Overall, the findings suggest that there is not one group of news consumers online but several, each of which behaves differently. These...

Online News and Facebook Feeds

A Facebook newsfeed can be a dangerous place to get your information. Note for instance the coverage of the FBI probe regarding  Hillary Clinton’s email use as Secretary of State.  In a single newsfeed I captured three articles, two of which say she will be indicted...

What Students Don’t Know

A two-year anthropological study of student research habits shows that students are in dire need of help from librarians, but are loath to ask for it.     Read more at Inside Higher Ed Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on...

Scholarly Publishing and Communication

  Scholarly publishing and communication refers to the creation of new knowledge and its dissemination to relevant academic audiences. Public dissemination of knowledge has become cheaper, faster and easier in the digital age, but is not without its challenges. In...
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