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Applying Beall’s Criteria to Assess the Predatory Nature of both OA and Non-OA Library and Information Science Journals

Article of interest:

Joseph D. Olivarez, Stephen Bales, Laura Sare, and Wyoma vanDuinkerken. “Format Aside: Applying Beall’s Criteria to Assess the Predatory Nature of both OA and Non-OA Library and Information Science Journals.” College and Research Libraries 79, no. 1 (2018): 52-67. https://doi.org/10.5860/crl.79.1.52.

Massive New Database Will Finally Allow Us to Identify Enslaved Peoples and Their Descendants in the Americas

"...a just-announced Michigan State University project—supported by a $1.5 million grant from the Mellon Foundation—will seek to 'change the way scholars and the public understand African slavery.' Called Enslaved: The People of the Historic Slave Trade, the multi-phase endeavor is expected to take 18 months to complete an 'online hub,' linking together dozens of databases from all over the world."

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