July 31, 2014

Internet Activist and Developer, Aaron Swartz, Dead at the Age of 26

UPDATED January 14, 3pm: Librarians Nominate Aaron Swartz for ALA’s James Madison Award In a new post on the Free Government Information weblog titled, “We’ve nominated Aaron Swartz for the ALA James Madison award and you should too!”, James R. Jacobs (one of the blog’s co-founders), asks readers to contact ALA and support the nomination. […]

New Issue Online: College and Research Library News (C&RL News, October 2011)

Direct to Complete Table of Contents & Links to All Full Text Articles C&RL News October 2011; 72 (9) Articles Include: Lifelong learning requires lifelong access: Reflections on the ACRL Plan for Excellence by Joyce L. Ogburn What are we doing here, anyway?: Tying academic library goals to institutional mission by Janet R. Cottrell Textbook […]

Reddit Co-Founder and Political Activist Aaron Swartz Accused of Stealing 4.8 Million JSTOR Documents from MIT

Updated: Aaron Swartz’s Blog and Twitter Stream Refers Users to a News Release from Demand Progress: “Federal Government Indicts Former Demand Progress Executive Director For Downloading Too Many Journal Articles” Update: News Release from JSTOR Update: News Release from U.S. DOJ Direct to the Full Text of the Indictment (via Scribd) From The Guardian: Aaron […]