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Digital Lacunae

January 9, 2008

Yesterday Duane Smith blogged on the blunders of modern technology during a recent visit to the UCLA library — with an online catalog, computer outages prevent one from finding books.

Today I had a similar problem accessing online journals. On several occasions, my home institution only had online versions of journals I needed; but the online versions didn’t extend back to the issue I needed.
What good is having only digital access to a journal if you aren’t going to have all the issues? *Sigh* looks like more ILL….

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