Christina's LIS Rant

Archives for July, 2010

One of the anti-PLOSone arguments is that its acceptance rate is too high at about 70%. Since I had my RK Merton compendium open to this article, I thought I would quote some bits to backup my argument that the anti-PLOSone folks are completely full of crap on this point.  Here’s the citation: Zuckerman, H.,…

  How do zombies seek and use information?  What are their information needs? Their information needs primarily consist of finding brains. They pretty much search by geographic proximity and pattern matching. The type of browsing they do doesn’t seem to be well supported by information systems.   How should a reference interview with a Zombie…