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(Council on Library and Information Resources), Wendy Lougee (University of Minnesota), Cliff
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(Columbia University), Merrilee Proffitt (OCLC), Bernie Reilly (Center for Research Libraries), Brian E.
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Domain Reproductions,” Research Library Issues, no. 266 (October 2009): 1–6,
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Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art, http://goldsen.library.cornell.edu/.
The Triangle Factory Fire, http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/trianglefire/.
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Katherine Reagan, “Books in the Age of Anxiety,” presentation at the
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