The R&D team of TU Delft Library scans online media for interesting news and developments that may inspire librarians and spark library innovation. For easy browsing, the blog posts are categorised and tagged. You are encouraged to share your thoughts with us in the comments section.
Author: Karin Clavel
Generating ideas usually isn’t such a problem for me. On the contrary, I sometimes deliberately hold back and avoid sharing the many sparkles of my mind, as other people sometimes mistake them for solutions when all I”m doing is thinking out loud. Most innovative products are the result of an innovation process which started with many, collaboratively generated ideas stacked on..
I love my phone. It feeds me news, connects me to my family and friends and allows me to search and find any relevant information 24/7. My phone is my camera, calculator, calendar, watch, health coach, weather man, TV and radio. But checking something on my phone sometimes takes more time than I want. While..
So… do I dare google for Sci-Hub, to see for myself what it is all about? I know it is a site that illegally offers more than 60 million scientific papers, grabbed from behind the publisher’s paywalls and libraries’ authentication screens and offered to be downloaded for free. I also know that its founder Alexandra Elbakyan..