Terry Simpkins

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Friday links – Feb. 6, 2015

“Amazon Takes on Textbook Sales at Major Universities.” Engadget. Accessed February 2, 2015.http://www.engadget.com/2015/02/02/amazon-college-distribution-centers/. A concise update on net neutrality – and How Netflix helped change the FCC’s definition of net neutrality. Continue reading

Nominate LIS staff for recognition

Each month, LIS awards one LIS staff member employee of the month, one LIS “crew” of the month, and one LIS student employee of the month.  We welcome recommendations and nominations from all areas of the College, especially from faculty, students and staff outside of LIS who have received great assistance from LIS staff.  Whether […] Continue reading

Hooray for Libraries! April 8-14 is National Library Week!

Two hundred twelve years ago this month, and 6 months before the actual founding of Middlebury College, 34 shares of stock were sold at $25 per share in order to purchase the initial collection of books for the Middlebury College … Continue reading Continue reading