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Current Cites for January 2013

Submitted by Leo Klein on Thu, 1/31/13 (6:38pm)

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Current Cites for January 2013 is out! You can find the issue here...

I wrote about this refreshingly idealistic article, "The Consequences of a Life in Scholarly Publishing" by Morris Philipson who sadly passed away in 2011.

To be honest, I didn't realize while reading the piece that it actually was a reprint from 1995. The author mentions "tapes or CDs of music" and that seemed a bit 'old school' but as the author explains in his conclusion: "The scholarly experience as I now understand it transcends format innovations, market changes, and fashion changes, for they are all the means. The enrichment of mind, soul, or intellect is the end." Fine stuff.