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Ask me an easy question too!

Between the fact that I’m still not completely recovered from my epically awful day last Friday and the blogging lethargy that always comes as my summer blogging break approaches, all the blogging-related brain cells I have left are completely fried. Fortunately, Chad comes to the rescue with a great idea! I’ll run this more or…

York University’s difficult year

Although I didn’t blog about it at all (I did Twitter and Friendfeed about it a bit), many of you are probably aware that my work place, York University (Wikipedia) in Toronto, had a very difficulty time this past academic year with a strike, student protests and unrest as well as some disturbing on-campus violence.…

Father’s Day!

Yesterday was Father’s Day, of course, always a fun occasion for us dads. I’m generally not a huge fan of fake holidays but I usually find a way to make peace with them if they’re all about presents for me. In any case, I thought I’d share my take for this year as I think…

Walt is in the house!

It’s with great pleasure that I welcome Walt Crawford and his blog, Walt at Random, to the ScienceBlogs family. I’ve been following Walt’s writings on the library world for a long time, probably at least seven years, and his Cites &Insights ejournal is a terrific source of links and commentary. Interestingly, it was Walt that…

Apparently, there are thousands of librarians that read ScienceBlogs. No surprisingly, the ScienceBlogs brain trust wants to know why. In particular, they are looking to gather some information about what librarians hope to get out of reading the site. The question is: how does the content on ScienceBlogs help you in your role as a…

A new chapter

Here I am on ScienceBlogs, moved from the comfortable confines of my old blog, where I’ve been active since October 2002. The opportunity to come here was never anything I really expected or pursued, but now that I’m here I’m really excited to start this new chapter in my blogging existence. How did it happen,…

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