Archive for August 13th, 2003

Rebuilding Libraries in this Week’s Chronicle of Higher Education

Wednesday, August 13th, 2003

The August 15 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education has several articles in it about rebuilding libraries after war or political oppression. In 1981, government supporters burned the Jaffna Library in Sri Lanka because of its collection of Tamil materials, causing the loss of 97,000 items, including many unique materials important to Tamil culture. […]

Indirect Compliment

Wednesday, August 13th, 2003

The Library of Congress links to some of the pages I help to maintain as volunteer Webmaster for the Special Libraries Association News Division. I had forgotten about that until I was in an instructional session about finding newspapers and newspaper articles at Harvard this morning. One of the sites a presenter visited was the […]