Susie Winter reviews recent data on cybersecurity for academic libraries, as well as a survey of awareness and attitudes toward best practices among librarians.
On July 4, 1971 Michael Hart posted the first ebook file on the ARPANET and transformed content distribution.
Popular opinion to the contrary, scholarly publishing has not been disrupted. But only superior management can navigate the many challenges ahead.
The use of Mechanical Turk in research may generate misleading data and false information. Do we need to guard against such mechanical methodologies?
Because so much of scholarly communication takes place via the internet, this week’s announcement by Federal Communications Commission Chairman, Tom Wheeler in support of Net Neutrality and regulation of the internet should be viewed as a positive thing for our community.
Fifteen years later, the authors of the “Cluetrain Manifesto” attempt a relevant update, with 112 new “clues.” Yet, they miss the biggest clue of all — the Internet is no longer sacred and its users know it.
Last week, Amazon won an auction for the .book Top Level Domain on the internet, paying $10 million for the new real estate. Was it worth it? And should publishers be worried about what this means for them?
The residents of 2068 look back at The Internet, one of the greatest disasters to befall mankind.
The Internet was built and is being built. This fascinating little video shows the unique characteristics of this construction project, including why some big buildings are so important to its existence.
More proof that Google isn’t making us “stooopid” — rather, we’re just being human, and that’s OK.
A new study reveals the power of the Internet in 13 key economies, and hints that we’re just at the beginning.
Extending our mental lives and creating communication wormholes — in addition to carrying more than we ever thought we could — is all the result of becoming cyborgs.
How do we gain a better vantage amidst the dust and din of an ongoing information revolution the likes of which the world has never seen before?
Is open access to science best described as an evolution or revolution?