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Obama’s Executive Orders on Information and Archives

January 26th, 2009 · Comments Off on Obama’s Executive Orders on Information and Archives

Two of President Obama’s first Exective Orders touched directly on access to Government Information.  On January 21st he issued new guidelines for access to materials in Presidential Archives, guidelines that would make it easier for materials to be archived (rather than held by a president…Mr. Bush on a number of occasions changed information policies citing his need for privacy).  Further, on the 21st he reversed the previous administrations policies on the Freedom of Information Act as part of his initative to make government more transparent.  Good background on Mr. Obama’s actions is availble from Crosscut.com, and the Detroit Free Press.

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Back in Business, In the News

January 7th, 2009 · Comments Off on Back in Business, In the News

Indeed, after a December hiatus that saw, well, the author grade a lot of First Year Program papers Odyssey Online is back and in its new home! Situated now like a cat under a cookstove at blogs.stlawu, you can plenty of content commentary, and the occasional hair ball I’m sure.  To start with, some technology notes in the morning news…

More soon!

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Odyssey Online Can be Found…

September 29th, 2008 · Comments Off on Odyssey Online Can be Found…

…for the time being Odyssey Online, the Blog of the St. Lawrence University Libraries, will remain at it’s current address http://odysseyonline.blogspot.com/. In the new year we will switch out to a blogs.stlawu.edu address. In the mean time drop by and read of things libraries, technical, and occasionally philosophical!

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