August 26, 2014

Link Rot: Georgetown Law Library Finds 38 Percent of Online Documents Disappear from Web Pages Within Five Years

From the Georgetown Law School (via Free Government Information): The Georgetown Law Library and members of the Chesapeake Digital Preservation Group have released new data that shows within a five-year period, nearly 38 percent of online legal reports and web pages preserved through the library’s efforts have disappeared from their original web addresses. “The results […]

Georgetown University: "In Kindle Debut, Library Turns a New Page"

From The Hoya (Georgetown University): The recent addition of five Kindle e-readers to Lauinger Library may have campus bibliophiles buzzing over a new chapter in education, but not every volume listed on the syllabus may be available in Kindle format. For the last two months, the devices have been available for student and faculty use […]