Monthly Archives: December 2012

Many Universities Introduce January Start Dates

This September saw an increase in university fees and around 62,000 fewer students enroll at university when compared with last year. In a bid to fill empty spaces, many universities have added a January start date to the courses they … Continue reading

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E-readers and their privacy policies, how much do you know?

Every year, the Electronic Frontiers Foundation (The EFF) releases its report on popular e-book platforms and their privacy policies. They go through the policies of Google Books, Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook, Kobo, Sony, Overdrive, Indiebound, Internet Archive, and Adobe Content … Continue reading

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The Plight of Our Local Libraries

We are all too aware of the cuts being made to local services in the current economic climate and our local libraries have not escaped. The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) said it estimated 1,900 library staff … Continue reading

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