I’m posting these because I haven’t seen reference to them in the “usual places.” Sorry if I’ve missed something — the post ALA landing was particularly hard, and I’m off to North Carolina on Thursday, so I’m scrambling.
John Battelle’s Searchblog provides access to a talk given by University of Michigan’s president Mary Sue Coleman. [addition — since I started writing this yesterday, there’s been a great post on Search Engine Watch which I found via ResourceShelf. Thanks, Gary!]
I’m interested to see these issues raised and discussed, and I’m looking forward to discussions within the Open Content Alliance, which will hopefully push the envelope, although maybe from different corners.
Merrilee Proffitt is Senior Manager andprovides project management skills and expert support to institutions within the OCLC Research Library Partnership.