Thursday, April 05, 2012

News of interest to libraries

Think like a startup:

An open letter to academic publishers about open access (Chronicle of Higher Education - will require a login)

A free question/answer site to use with your students:
-from the site: "Welcome to Piazza—a place where students can come together to ask, answer, and explore under the guidance of their instructor. It'll save you time, and your students will love using it. It's also free, and easy to get started. "

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Online universities need libraries, too

Looks like we need to let this group know about the value of a library to any online university effort:

Online Startup Seeks to Rival the Ivy League

As a Nebraska librarian, I am interested to see a Nebraska connection to the project: Bob Kerrey