Cites & Insights 6:8 available

Cites & Insights 6:8, June 2006, is now available for downloading. The 26-page issue (PDF as usual, but most essays are available as HTML pages from the C&I home page) includes:

  • Perspective: Thinking About Libraries and Access – Why I write about library access, and why I don’t stick to Open Access
  • Bibs & Blather – A funny thing happened…
  • ©3 Perspective: Copyright: Finding a Balance
  • Interesting & Peculiar Products – Nine of them
  • Perspective: High-Definition Optical Discs: What You Need to Know Now
  • ©3 Perspective: Finding a Balance 2: Signs of Imbalance (Part 2 of the primary theme for this issue)
  • My Back Pages – five little essays

4 Responses to “Cites & Insights 6:8 available”

  1. The story cited in “Fun with School Rankings” is Vonnegut, “Harrison Bergeron.” Which must be the best-remembered story with the worst-remembered title in existence.

  2. walt says:

    I think you’re right. Funny; I wouldn’t have expected Vonnegut.


  3. Elena says:

    I thought it was Harlan Ellison, myself. When I hit Google with “harlan ellison gifted handicapped,” the second hit identified it as Vonnegut.

    This latest issue was very handy and timely for me, by the way. We’d just been talking about the high cost of journals here, and my partner asked me what Blu-Ray was last night. Thanks.

  4. walt says:

    You’re welcome. I specifically did that essay as a service; I thought it was timely. (Which is why I posted it here in W.a.r. before the C&I came out.) I’ll keep tracking the technologies…