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What a pleasant surprise! I was just glancing through: Fosmire, M. (2013). Sudden selector's guide to physics resources. Chicago: ALA. Available online at: http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/lib_fsdocs/57/ When I saw this: Christina Pikas, Christina’s LIS Rant http://scientopia.org/blogs/christinaslisrant/ An outspoken and knowledgeable SLA PAM member, Pikas is a force of nature, and her blog provides commentary on scholarly communication, […]
There's a discussion of librarian expertise on FriendFeed right now in the LSW room. It prompted me to look for this post and when I realized how long ago it was I decided to repost here. Gosh, I used to have more time for posting! In trying to define exploratory search for a current project, […]
SIGH! Years ago there was the Sokal affair that poked fun at cultural studies. Then there was a series of efforts to create a computer program to create articles - SciGen from MIT students is a famous one. Phil Davis got a computer-generated paper accepted to Bentham. More recently there was the Bohannon AAAS "sting" […]
This is so true you have to laugh and not cry. This was pointed out by Mary Beard, The Public Voice of Women, February 14, 2014, online at http://www.lrb.co.uk/2014/02/14/mary-beard/the-public-voice-of-women . Originally from Punch (here) and drawn by Riana Duncan.
Jenica Rogers, Director of Libraries and Archives at SUNY Potsdam, famous for dropping the ACS package, gave an outstanding Keynote at the Charleston Conference back in November. Her slides are here. There is a video here (only about 30 minutes - watch it). The title here is based on her point that librarians have Stockholm […]
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