In defense of ebooks

Shortly after arriving at Wheaton, I became involved in a nascent campus-level discussion about digital humanities. Essentially the group’s purpose was to figure out what, if anything, Wheaton should or could be doing in this area. At one of the meetings, a tenured faculty member passionately described the evils of electronic resources and stated that […]

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A risk that paid off

Last week a campus-wide email was sent out by someone in college administration and it caught my eye because it talked about upcoming availability to our college of an e-book that related to a current chapel series. The e-book was going to be offered free of charge by a well known publisher. This got me […]

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