Monday, September 15, 2014
CPJ is an "an independent, nonprofit organization that promotes press freedom worldwide and defends the right of journalists to report the news without fear of reprisal."
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Microfilm cabinets available (good condition):
Microfilm/ microfiche cabinets available (fair to poor condition):
We also are making available a number of microfilm and microfiche cabinets that are in fair to poor condition (e.g. stained with ink, scuffed up exteriors, mismatched drawers, loose handles, etc):
|Recordak Microfilm Cabinet|
- 1 JB Overflow Upper Microfilm Drawers. 31.75"H x 23.75W
- 3 Recordak Microfilm Cabinet (10 drawers/5 rows). 32.75"H x 23.5W
- 5 Russ Bassett Overflow Upper Microfilm Drawers . 34"H x 25W
- 29 Watson Overflow Upper Microfilm Drawers. 52"H x 23.5"W
- 23 Watson Lower Microfilm Cabinets (11 Drawers/5 Rows). 57.5"H x 23.75W
- 2 Microfiche Cabinets (no manufacturers’ label) 9 Drawers/2 Rows. 18.25H x 57.25W
- 4 Microfiche Cabinets ((no manufacturers’ label) 7 Drawers/2 Rows. 18.25H x 51.5W
- 3 General Firing Proof Company Microfiche Cabinets. 9 Drawers/2 Rows. 13"H x 41.75W
Bookshelves available (good condition):
|95 Aetnastack double-facing shelving units. 84" H x 36" W x 16.5" D|
|13 double-facing gray shelving units. 36" H x 37.5" W x 12" D|
If you are interested in any of these cabinets or shelves, please contact:
Lisa Spiro, Executive Director of Digital Scholarship Services
Feel free to spread the word about the availability of the cabinets and shelves.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit - Cases filed prior to January 1, 2010
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit - Cases filed prior to January 1, 2008
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit - Cases filed prior to January 1, 2010
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit - Cases filed prior to March 1, 2012
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California - Cases filed prior to May 1, 2001
A Washington Post blog article contains statements from Charles Hall, a spokesperson for the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, and Brian Carver, an assistant professor at the University of California at Berkeley School of Information and co-founder of the nonprofit Free Law Project. The project along with Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy maintains RECAP, a crowd-sourced platform hosting free archives of documents obtained through the paid PACER system.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
the draft presents more than 1200 pages of administrative practices and sets the stage for a number of long-term improvements in registration and recordation policy. It will remain in draft form for 120 days pending final review and implementation, taking effect on or around December 15, 2014.More information and a link to download the draft is available at http://copyright.gov/comp3/.
For previous editions see The Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, First Edition (1973) and Second Edition (1984).
Thursday, August 07, 2014
For more information access working paper WP/14/143, Africa Rising: Harnessing the Demographic Dividend.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Thursday, July 10, 2014
- Students in the US ranked somewhere between 8 and 12 among the 18 countries represented.
- More than one in six US students did not reach the baseline level of proficiency in financial literacy.
- About one in ten students in the US is a top performer able to "take into account features of financial documents that are significant but unstated or not immediately evident, such as transaction costs, and can describe the potential outcomes of financial decisions."
- In the US about 70% of advantaged students have a bank account compared to 32% of socio-economically disadvantaged students.