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Is it possible or even desirable to have one search interface that serves every need? I have about 10 minutes to write this placeholder of a post. Hopefully, I’ll get the opportunity to revisit this topic near and dear to my heart later. I’ve often railed against naive librarians and administrators who insist we need…

So anyone who’s spent any time at all with Google Books (hence forth GB), has probably noted some really bizarre – I mean truly strange -  metadata. Like messed up titles, authors, publication years, oh and categories are totally hit or miss. I frequently take for granted that everyone has seen all of the memes…

I have great post titles and topics in my head, but much less time to blog! (quick review: I work 40-50 hours/week, sometimes work 4 hours on Sunday afternoons, am a doctoral student preparing for comprehensive exams in mid-July, am married with a house, a old cat (in kidney failure – which creates clean up…