Archives for November, 2013

Do Librarians Need Tenure? Depends on Which Ones You Ask. The Hunt Library, Innovation, and Tenure Academic Freedom! Huh! What is It Good For? My Thoughts on Faculty Status for Academic Librarians How Academia Resembles a Drug Gang An Academic Cartel? Women and the Internet in Four Parts: Online and Offline Violence Towards Women; Context…

It is time. The season of lists begins again! 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 I can find around the web in various media outlets. From the beginning it’s been a pretty popular service so I’m happy to…

The College Boom Has Peaked The Emergent Academic Proletariat and its Shortchanged Students Why I’m quitting the academy On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs Our great, global cities are turning into vast gated citadels where the elite reproduces itself Dear corporations, we’ll trade you a few cents for a better life MOOCs and Economic Reality…

It is time. The season of lists begins again! 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 I can find around the web in various media outlets. From the beginning it’s been a pretty popular service so I’m happy to…

Best Science Books 2013: Amazon.ca

It is time. The season of lists begins again! 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 I can find around the web in various media outlets. From the beginning it’s been a pretty popular service so I’m happy to…

Admitting Our Agendas A queer, feminist agenda for libraries: Significance, relevance and power Agendas: Everyone has one I dreamed of a book … Why I’m not waiting for tenure to change the world… Value of Libraries Megapost Librarians, Gender, and Tech: Moving the Conversation Forward Silencing, librarianship, and gender: award hate and the silencing of…

Best Science Books 2013: Amazon

It is time. The season of lists begins again! 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 I can find around the web in various media outlets. From the beginning it’s been a pretty popular service so I’m happy to…

It’s been a really bizarre and surreal week (and month and three years) to be a resident of Toronto. Each day brings a series of more outrageous revelations about our beloved and not-so-beloved mayor, Rob Ford. But if there’s anything that warms a Canadian’s heart more than attention in the American press, well, I don’t…

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