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Class notes 9/2/10

Planned Obsolescence, the scholarly book we discussed in class, is an innovative example of new methods of peer review that are possible with digital texts.

Library Success is a group wiki created and used by librarians around the world. It’s a great example of a collaborative project published only on the internet.

Chapter 1 Post

In Chapter 1, part 1.5 “Information Today – The State Of the Art”  briefly explain in detail about some of the main sources of information we use today. Everyday we use books, journals, magazines, the internet, web 2.0,  government and corporate documents to gather information we may need for any kind of writing we may be doing or for knowledge.   Book publishing is a continuing process and as we are part of a society that depends on technology a lot, many publishers are publishing electronic versions of books. Information and sources are everywhere no matter where we turn but it is up to you to use your own better judgment to decide whether the sources that are available to us , if they’re reliable and relevant.