The Excluded Middle

One more Budd quote:

“[Those in the profession who see tradition and technology as mutually at war with one another] tacitly accept the law of the excluded middle, wherein only two possibilities are deemed legitimate for consideration. For them the choices are either the status quo or a radical technology-based difference. In many instances […]

Same As It Ever Was?

I’m using a recent paper by John M. Budd [PDF] in a paper but this part, which struck me as notable, isn’t relevant to my topic, so I’m posting it here instead:

When the roles of colleges’ and universities’ libraries are discussed, one word tends to recur—transition. There has scarcely been a time since […]