That’s no way to treat a library, scientists say

One day last summer, federal scientists using the fisheries and oceans library on Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula saw a dumpster on the grounds filled with hundreds of research books and periodicals to be destroyed. “A lot of employees were really shocked,” says Sylvain Guimont, who witnessed the scene and is an official with one of the unions representing federal environment workers. “There’s a concern that research will be lost forever.”

See also: Nation’s library advocate raises questions about federal ‘culling’, by Andrew Nikiforuk, Jan 13, 2014.
 

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