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portal: Libraries and the Academy

April 2012 Volume 12, Number 2

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Number of articles: 2

  1. Commercial Social Media and the Erosion of the Commons: Implications for Academic Libraries

    Jeff Lilburn

    Recent scholarship challenges the celebratory discourse surrounding Web 2.0. This paper engages with this scholarship to examine critically the implications of academic libraries' presence within... More

    pp. 139-153

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  2. McGill Library Makes E-Books Portable: E-Reader Loan Service in a Canadian Academic Library

    Maria Savova & Matthew Garsia

    E-readers are increasingly popular personal devices, but can they be effectively used for the needs of academic libraries' clients? This paper employs an evidence-based approach that examines the... More

    pp. 205-222

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