Today’s What We’re Reading features a re-emergence of the Ithaka S+R report, Wikipedia controversies, being a “good web citizen,” 5 1/2 timeless commencement speeches, and much more.
This month’s Perspectives on History, now in the mail and online, features a look back, through articles and photos, at the 127th annual meeting in New Orleans.
How have digital resources affected the research practices of historians? What research services do historians need but can’t find? Ithaka S+R recently attempted to find answers to such questions and published a report that provides a deep analysis of the current research practices of historians, and current models for research services emerging on campuses in the United States.