CLIR Recordings at Risk Digitization Project at MBLWHOI Library

By Karen Urbec (Institution Archivist, MBLWHOI Library) The Data Library and Archives of the MBLWHOI (Marine Biological Laboratory Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) Library is the intellectual heart of the Woods Hole scientific community.  Marine scientists have been based here for their explorations of the ocean since the mid-1800s and the Library has been here supporting their… Read More CLIR Recordings at Risk Digitization Project at MBLWHOI Library

On the loss of historical data and the closure of the DFO libraries

In the past few weeks several Canadian newspapers have covered the story of the ongoing closure and dismantling of many of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) libraries. The Ministry of Fisheries and Oceans has argued that this “library consolidation” program will save taxpayer money by closing rarely visited facilities and providing access to… Read More On the loss of historical data and the closure of the DFO libraries