Daily Archives: March 11, 2014

The Central Library Plan Deserves an Educated Public Debate | Seth Baum

I know of no safe repository of the ultimate power of society but the people. And if we think them not enlightened enough, the remedy is not to take power from them, but to inform them by education. — Thomas … Continue reading

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Pullman: ‘every school should have a good library’ | The Bookseller

Philip Pullman has spoken out in defence of school libraries, saying it is “very important that every school, secondary or primary, should have a properly staffed, and properly equipped and properly furnished library.” Speaking on Radio 4’s “Today” programme this … Continue reading

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Heather Varughese John on “Dr. X” and Medical Education–The Iago Galdston Lecture at NYAM–Tuesday, March 25 @ 6:00 pm

Please join us for the sixth event in the 2013–2014 History of Medicine lecture series, sponsored by the Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health at the New York Academy of Medicine: Dr. Heather Varughese John, Independent Scholar, … Continue reading

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