Archives for April, 2012

Paper books vs. e-books: I still can’t decide Is blogging and tweeting about research papers worth it? The Verdict Open Access To Scientific information: Policy Guidelines Released by UNESCO Receptivity to Library Involvement in Scientific Data Curation: A Case Study at the University of Colorado Boulder How Librarians Can Successfully Navigate the 7 Cs of…

The Decline and Fall of the Library Empire Do Librarians Work Hard Enough? Academia, Libraries, Work, and the Public Good Library-only 2.0 is dead. Long live Library 2.0! What Will Library/Information/Knowledge Graduates Be Doing 25 Years Hence? The Last Enclosures (Washington Post article response) Answering questions about library impact on student learning Libraries as software…

It’s probably best to start with what Marc J. Kuchner’s new book — Marketing for Scientists: How to Shine in Tough Times — isn’t. It isn’t a social media jackass recipe book for “Success through Twitter.” It isn’t a detailed treatise on marketing theory. It doesn’t come with a guarantee of grants, publications and prizes…

I love me some private eye novels, that’s for sure. I also love me some lists of books. So combining them is pure heaven! Anyways, an old friend of mine, Kevin Burton Smith, the proprietor of The Thrilling Detective web site and zine decided to celebrate the 14th anniversary of the site by running a…

My Paleo Media Diet: Turning off, opting out, and disconnecting to save my brain for the things I really want to use it for. What she Really said: Fighting Sexist Jokes the Geeky Way Mobile and the news media’s imploding business model Bigger Than Agency, Bigger Than E-Books: The Case Against Apple and Publishers Martin…

Hi everybody, It is with great pride and excitement that I’m finally able to announce something that’s been in the works for a few months now. I will be accepting the role of inaugural editor-in-chief of an exciting new journal to be published by Elsevier: The Journal of Applied Publishing Experiments. This amazing opportunity arose…

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