Libraries & Archivists Are Digitizing 480,000 Books Published in 20th Century That Are Secretly in the Public Domain

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On being a "mom" in academia-- cut for brevity 

On being a "mom" in academia-- cut for brevity 

On being a "mom" in academia-- cut for brevity 

On being a "mom" in academia-- cut for brevity 

Now we're up to three (though this is a minor one), and I'm panicking. Was it always like this? Why am I only seeing it now?

And a second case of plagiarism in the same assignment. Was something in the drinking water?

Just caught my first plagiarizing student. *sigh*

RED LIGHT
by Amiri Baraka

The only thing we know is the thing
we turn out to be, I don't care what
you think, it's true, now you think
your way out of this

Strong take: Nirvana's cover of "Where Did You Sleep Last Night?" is hugely overrated.

Content: Racism and scholarship of the American Civil War. 

Content: Racism and scholarship of the American Civil War. 

You can read their open letter here: docs.google.com/document/d/1h-

It's a powerful indictment of harms caused by ongoing term work--for workers and for institutions.

While I appreciate the cleverness of calling an article on the activities of the United Daughters of the Confederacy "Hell's Belles", I now have that blasted AC/DC song in my head.

Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, and Elizabeth Alexander, president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, arranged for the purchase of the Jet and Ebony archives, which are being donated to the Smithsonian. apnews.com/bc1ee9aa08194471a96

Also, there’s things like this. (Cw: hagiographies for Confederate guerillas)

On one hand, very much appreciate the chance to do an exhibit on the Civil War battle that took place in our town.

On the other, I have to read narratives of the event published by the United Daughters of the Confederacy. 😕

Human Rights Watch has produced a series of videos to familiarize immigrants in the US of their rights in interactions with ICE: wehaverights.us/

With reports that sweeping raids may be scheduled for this weekend, now is a good time to point any immigrants you know to this info.

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