Librarians have known for some time that this day was coming, but still, the announcement last week by the American Chemical Society that it is ceasing the distribution of the print editions of all but three of its academic journals, and will offer the journals only online, was sobering. It is hard to argue with [...]
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Recently I traveled to Holy Cross in Worcester to attend a NERCOMP program on academic uses of the Word Press publishing platform. This open-source tool has exciting applications for the academic community in blogging, web content management, manuscript peer review, improvements in library catalogs, and course instructional support. And because it is open source, those [...]