Christina's LIS Rant

Archives for June, 2009

It’s, um, fine… I guess

Is that all our vendors hear when they ask us to try out their new interfaces?  A couple of us were kvetching on friendfeed about this.   Lemme tell you a little story.  A little while ago a really important society publisher in the geosciences re-did all of their web pages and they were pretty…

Last set of comps readings, I talked about sense of community: belonging, having influence, fulfillment of needs, and emotional support.  Now, let’s talk about the physics version of “community” – cohesive subgroups.  In a graph, these are groups of nodes in a graph that are more connected to each other than to other parts of…