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Pittsburgh universities and libraries team up with the Carnegie Museum of Art for second-annual feminist Wikipedia edit-a-thon

“On March 4, the Carnegie Museum of Art’s Hall of Sculptures transformed into a center for feminist action. Natural light flooded the room; six large tables were assembled in the middle of the cavernous hall, anchored by a small cart in the center with books and colorful folders full of information packets. Participants, from across the gender and age spectrum, wore nametags stating their preferred pronouns; conversations floated in the echoing hall, as they gathered around their laptops. They were participating in an Art+Feminism edit-a-thon. Art+Feminism is a national organization that aims to close the gender gap in Wikipedia’s store of information related to art.” (via Pittsburgh City Paper)

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Coming in 2014: More E-Books, Less Print

“You may have noticed that HSLS has reduced its purchases of print materials over the past several years. In fact, we no longer subscribe to any scholarly journals in print! All of our journals are electronic. And we know that users appreciate the ability to read articles anywhere, anytime.” (via Health Sciences Library System of the University of Pittsburgh)

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