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The line of attack there is to start requesting access exemptions to blogs of top level academics. If they deny them, even raise a stink that students are denied access to the blogs of the top ranking academics in their fields.

That's the nose of the camel.

When they dig in their heels at offering open slather access to blogs, offer an out from, say, the blog that covers the tie worn by Brian Williams (the US NBC news anchor) in the form of criteria for judging which blogs offer "useful" information, and be sure to write the criteria so that the news roundup at EU automatically qualifies it.

That's the camel.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Tue Dec 21st, 2010 at 11:48:17 AM EST
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Ive very rarely had that sort of problem with Libraries, generally you find Librarians are almost fanatically on your side in providing access.

Ive been the person in charge of running the filtering over a site before, which meant there was a Justify your block policy, rather than a justify your pages being open policy.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.

by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Tue Dec 21st, 2010 at 06:20:53 PM EST
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