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What (Not) to Do When Libraries Won’t Get on Board

Reactions can be counterproductive

We’re all familiar with this classic humorous example of a false syllogism:

  1. Something must be done.
  2. X is something.


  1. X must be done.

The logical error underlying this syllogism is obvious: since something can refer to just about anything, the fact that something must be done doesn’t mean that any particular something is, in fact, a specific thing that must be done.

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