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Lorcan Dempsey Takes A Look at the many "long tail" discussions and says the real issue is how well supply and demand are articulated in a network environment. And when we think about it in this systemwide way the picture is less reassuring. Think of two figures. The first is that ILLs account for 1.7% of overall circulations. The second is about circulation.He says Libraries do indeed collectively manage a long tail of research, learning and cultural materials.
Search-Engines writes "Welcome to Sex Week at Yale, a biennial celebration that has become one of the most provocative campus events in the country.Organizers say Sex Week gets students talking about sex in a way that's more relevant than middle-school film strips, more honest than movies and television, and more fun than requisite college health lecturesYale's event, which ends Saturday, includes lectures from dating specialists, a sex therapist and a discussion of homosexuality with a former Roman Catholic priest.
Kathleen writes "Racy reading can put a felon in jail. A Miami sex offender went to jail for reading Maxim magazine after probation officers decided that it was 'sexually stimulating' -- the latest sign of the Florida's get-tough policy toward people on probation. Sex offenders are typically barred from possessing ''obscene, pornographic, or sexually stimulating'' material under standard probation agreements.
Cortez writes "Anything is possible if you wait long enough: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-journal2ju n02,0,5411009,print.story
"A Book 60 Years Overdue: Bill Ferguson last saw his wartime diary at a German prison camp in 1945. This spring, the journal was returned -- with quite a backstory.""