Britannica Blog

The Times Higher Education Supplement pointed me to the Britannica Blog (yes, that Britannica). The particular issue is Michael Gorman’sHe was president of ALA (2005-2006) and has held lots of significant posts in the library world. See his bio on the blog. two-part attack on the sloppy research that Google et al. lead to and on the tools themselves, it would seem — indeed the whole technological milieu.

Doubtless a lot of what he has to say is deliberate “link baiting,” but the discussion in the comments takes him seriously most of the time, and the level of the debate his higher than one often finds on a blog. The Britannica Blog operates with a stable of regular contributors from various fields, all of whom seem to be serious thinkers, making this a blog to keep your eye on.

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