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Archives for May, 2009

Comps readings this week

And now for something a little different. I’m continuing my preparations for comprehensive exams from my old blog.  There will be some test essays and also some continuing notes on readings.  Typically, I don’t mark my notes on readings as “Research Blogging” because the articles are some what older, and some of my notes are…

I believe….

I believe in libraries and librarians. I think it was Dana Roth who posted this quote to a listserv: “To ask why we need libraries at all, when there is so much information available elsewhere, is about as sensible as asking if roadmaps are necessary now that there are so very many roads.” ~Jon Bing,…

Ta-da!

So there I was… merrily blogging along for 5 years… when all of the sudden… the borg needs librarians (and who doesn’t?). Please allow me to introduce myself. I am a librarian in a university-affiliated research lab. Our lab does mostly physical sciences and engineering. My favorite things to research go BOOM or WHOOSH! I…