Saturday, January 31, 2015

Indiana Governor Mike Pence sez, Who needs libraries when we have the Internet?

Indiana library faces major cuts under proposed budget.  (Elkhart Truth, 1/30/2015)

Imagine no BadgerLink
State budget director Brian Bailey said INSPIRE was defunded because it offers services that are already available online through sites such as Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Search, though Krull said access will be limited compared to INSPIRE. Bailey also said the genealogy department’s service is the same as offered on

Let's just hope that Scott Walker doesn't get any ideas from his friend Mike Pence.

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