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Archives for April, 2010

Hiatus continues, and an onion

My husband and I have been stranded by the ash cloud from Iceland. We are well-housed thanks to good friends and the strength of weak ties, so there is no need to worry about us. With luck, we’ll be able to get home Tuesday the 27th. Blogging will continue to be sporadic until we’re home.…

Hello from Scotland!

I’m just back from lunch, after giving my UKSG talk first thing this morning. Here are slides plus notes: Who owns our work? (notes) I’m aware that some of the notes are cut off owing to font size; I’ll fix that as soon as I have a free minute. I also have slides only up,…

Hiatus

I am off to bonnie Scotland tomorrow for the UK Serials Group conference. I’ll also be jogging down to Bath to meet some of the fine people at UKOLN and talk data. There’s a tremendous amount happening rather fast around serials at present; I wish I had time to blog it all, but I don’t?I…

Data longa, tractatus brevis

Dan Cohen has an extraordinarily worthwhile post recounting his talk at the Shape of Things to Come conference at Virginia (which I kept my eye on via Twitter; it looked like a good ‘un). I see no point in rehashing his post; Dan knows whereof he speaks and expresses himself with a lucidity I can’t…

Introducing… Curatr!

Not good at organizing your thoughts, much less your research notes? Think publishing your data should be as easy as falling off the couch? Yes, well, me too. So I’ve built a new site to do it all for you, and I’m calling it Curatr. Built on all the shiniest and most proprietary technologies, from…