Event Recap: Why Trust a Corporation to Do a Library’s Job?

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Although people are increasingly turning to Google to search for information, a corporate search engine is not the same as a trusted librarian. And while libraries are used to buying and preserving books, they are now often unable to buy and own digital materials because of publisher licensing ...

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Pluralistic: 27 Apr 2021

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“But what did our ancestors use music for?”

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Mathew Lyons reviews The Musical Human: A History of Life on Earth, by Michael Spitzer, and The Life of Music: New Adventures in the Western Classical Tradition, by Nicholas Kenyon: “There are other ancestral ghosts hidden in the Western canon. When Bach set lines from the Song of Songs in his cant...

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Pluralistic: 06 Apr 2021

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