Re: Trademarked Costumes in Parades: Phenomenologically Speaking

Wow! Your website is a wonderful blog with photos, references, and personal fieldwork on processions. Makes me realize I need to do more research of personal blogs. I guess we write these blogs hoping others will read them, but who knows if our search engine optimization efforts are making our parade/procession content visible enough.Thanks for finding this blog and linking me up to your research.

Re: Trademarked Costumes in Parades: Phenomenologically Speaking

Hi Tiff,

This is a great post and I have only just discovered this blog forum. My own research is on religious processions in the UK (at moment on a very specific one to Manchester and surrounding areas. I have just sorted out my blog! Great to see other people are as obsessed with parades as I am!

What We Know and What They Know: Scholarly Communication, Usability, and Un-Usability

Dylan Burns (Utah State University) considers the usability of library collections and what librarians should do in light of students and faculty use of SciHub:

"We as librarians shouldn’t  “teach” our patrons to adapt to our obtuse and oftentimes difficult systems but libraries should adapt to the needs of our patrons."

Internet Archive to provide books published from 1923-41


The Internet Archive is now scanning books published between 1923 and 1941 that are not actively being sold.  Below is a link to the IA blog post about this and an excerpt from the full story.  The books were formerly considered to be under copyright thanks to the "Mickey Mouse Protection Act."

Thanks for H-Histbibl for this reference.


Books from 1923 to 1941 Now Liberated!

Books from 1923 to 1941 Now Liberated!

The Internet Archive is now leveraging a little known, and perhaps never used, provision of US copyright law, Section 108h, which allows libraries to scan and make available materials published 1923 to 1941 if they are not being actively sold.

Source: Internet Archive Blog, October 10. 2017,

Sci-Hub (comment)


A few weeks ago, we posted information concerning a suit brought by the American Chemical Association against Sci-Hub, which provides free scientific articles online without requiring passwords or authentication from readers establishing their right to view such articles. 


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