Alison J. Harris



Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading

Although I’ve resided in the Tampa Bay area for over a decade, this year was the first time I attended the Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading. The atmosphere seemed warm and inviting for members of the public and there was a large crowd present. Once I arrived, I perused some of the exhibitor booths in the Book Market area….

October 28, 2014 , Comment

Open Access in Digital Librarianship

Reading about and discussing digital scholarship in my Digital Libraries course, I’ve learned a lot about the concept of open access. According to the JISC Committee for Support of Research, open access research literature is: composed of free, online copies of peer-reviewed journal articles and conference papers as well as technical reports, theses and working papers Typically, there are no….

October 10, 2014 , Comment