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A national digital library endowment: More details

By libertyc
March 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

LibraryCity inspired mentions on The Atlantic magazine’s website and elsewhere with a call for a national digital library endowment for the United States. Endowment funds would come entirely or almost entirely from philanthropists, in the beginning at least, given the hostility of so many [...]

Toward a Library-Publisher Complex for the digital era: Where the money is for both sides

By libertyc
January 6, 2013 // 6 Comments

I live in the Washington suburbs, where “Military-Industrial Complex” is more than just rhetoric in an Eisenhower speech from 1961. Just across 1-395 from me, here in Alexandria, Virginia, arise the twin towers of the $1+ billion Quarter Pentagon, featured in this Army Corps of Engineers [...]

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