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SaveLibraries and Hitler: oh, the politics of it

Rt Hon David Cameron MP speaking at the Conser...

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Many of you will be aware that David Cameron, UK Prime Minister, has a dastardly plan to close hundreds of British libraries, including school and mobile libraries.  Various groups have arisen to oppose this move, which can be likened to certain other totalitarian, heartless dictators of whom we have heard tell.  Hitler, for example, burnt many books, but here he is fulminating against his plan to close the libraries of Nazi Germany (yes, I didn’t know this before either! LOL). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7I67Hg-Gtno# On another note, with reference to Open Educational Resources (supported by UNESCO):  on 23rd February, a meeting will be held to further discuss and plan a truly ‘open’ university, which will be able to grant credit and academic status. I have included their Tweet tag here; the URL, if you want to follow this topic, is http://wikieducator.org/OER_for_Assessment_and_Credit_for_Students/Meetings .