Monthly Archives: February 2009

Why am I poor?

The current financial crisis, in particular the nationwide rash of foreclosures, is being discussed and debated everywhere. I understand the broad strokes, but when terms like “collateralized debt obligation” and “credit default swaps” are bandied around at parties, I tend … Continue reading

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OhioLINK EJC Update 2/23/09

OhioLINK is beginning to recover content from selected publishers on the EJC. for complete information look here.

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EJC Update

OhioLINK has a tentative timeline of “a few weeks” until the EJC is fully operational. But although the full text will not be available via the EJC for a while, in many cases it is possible to get the text through the publisher. The EJC website has a list of publishers … Continue reading

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Information (Im)permanence

As a companion to the previous post about the preservation of news in all its forms, there’s a new wrinkle in the debate about “the death of the book.” Never mind your preference for reading in the bathtub, or keeping … Continue reading

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More Troubling Thoughts on Newspapers

Much has been written, blogged and broadcast on the portending death of newspapers. Some of it here and here in the MaagBlog. I was reminded of the change the other night when, during a press conference by President Obama, a … Continue reading

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DNA and History

How does science effect history? Go read the blog on Lincoln and DNA to find out. What does dopamine do and what is it good for? Read on to find out.

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Electronic Journal Center Availability

Beginning Wednesday afternoon, February 4, the OhioLINK computer disk storage system suffered a widespread multiple component failure affecting all major services with the exception of the OhioLINK Library Catalog. They have restored all services except the Electronic Journal Center (EJC). Restoration of the EJC remains under vigorous analysis, but unfortunately any solution will not be immediate. In light of this, they are taking immediate steps to provide alternative access to the resources of the EJC through the various Web sites of the EJC journal publishers. When you enter Electronic … Continue reading

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OhioLINK Databases Down

OhioLINK Hardware Problems – EJC, DMC, E-Book Center and Other Resources Down OhioLINK is currently experiencing a major outage due to hardware failure. Most OhioLINK resources including the Electronic Journal Center, the E-Book Center and the Digital Media Center are … Continue reading

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Newpaper Archives

The demise of newspapers may come to pass but they definitely will live on at this website.

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