Archives for November, 2011

Best Science Books 2011: Booklist Online

Another list for your reading, gift-giving and collection development pleasure. Every year for the last bunch of years I’ve been linking to and posting about all the “year’s best sciencey books” lists that appear in various media outlets and shining a bit of light on the best of the year. All the previous 2011 lists…

Another list for your reading, gift-giving and collection development pleasure. Every year for the last bunch of years I’ve been linking to and posting about all the “year’s best sciencey books” lists that appear in various media outlets and shining a bit of light on the best of the year. All the previous 2011 lists…

Another list for your reading, gift-giving and collection development pleasure. Every year for the last bunch of years I’ve been linking to and posting about all the “year’s best sciencey books” lists that appear in various media outlets and shining a bit of light on the best of the year. All the previous 2011 lists…

Another list for your reading, gift-giving and collection development pleasure. Every year for the last bunch of years I’ve been linking to and posting about all the “year’s best sciencey books” lists that appear in various media outlets and shining a bit of light on the best of the year. All the previous 2011 lists…

The scandal of publisher-forbidden textmining: The vision denied Textmining: NaCTeM and Elsevier team up; I am worried The Trouble With Bright Kids Yeah, but who pays? If I were Dean of Graduate Studies: Rethinking the PhD Our audience awaits Is librarianship in crisis and should we be talking about it? The humanities in the culture…

Kids today! They just can’t suffer deprivation like we could back in my day! Take a look: ‘Youngest’ expedition to South Pole abandoned after 3rd day without Twitter. Plucky 20 year-old Belinda Baron had to abandon her attempt to be recognised as the youngest person to reach the South Pole on skis, after becoming cut…

Another list for your reading, gift-giving and collection development pleasure. Every year for the last bunch of years I’ve been linking to and posting about all the “year’s best sciencey books” lists that appear in various media outlets and shining a bit of light on the best of the year. For my purposes, I define…

Another list for your reading, gift-giving and collection development pleasure. Every year for the last bunch of years I’ve been linking to and posting about all the “year’s best sciencey books” lists that appear in various media outlets and shining a bit of light on the best of the year. All the previous 2011 lists…

Another list for your reading, gift-giving and collection development pleasure. Every year for the last bunch of years I’ve been linking to and posting about all the “year’s best sciencey books” lists that appear in various media outlets and shining a bit of light on the best of the year. For my purposes, I define…

This past Friday there was a one-day symposium on the state of academic librarianship at the University of Toronto entitled Academic Librarianship – A Crisis or an Opportunity?. In response to recent developments in academic libraries in Ontario and elsewhere, academic librarians are invited to gather to discuss the challenges facing the profession of academic…

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