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A repost from February 9, 2006 from the old blog. it tells the story of how I became a science librarian. It’s my small contribution to the #IAmScience meme on Twitter right now. Basically it’s about unconventional career paths in science. And this is mine. =========================== Inspired by Adventures in Ethics and Science and Stranger…

Well, I survived. Science Online 2012 took place this past weekend and it was a blast. There’s already been quite a bit of discussion in blogs and on Twitter about how it went. A very small selection of the them bits are: Scattered reflections about ScienceOnline 2012 (#scio12) Science Online North Carolina (a nice Storify)…

Michael Nielsen: SPARC Innovator

Sometimes good things happen to good people and this is certainly the case. Michael Nielsen has been named a SPARC Innovator for 2012. I don’t usually do awards announcements here but I’ve made exceptions in the past for friends and I’m doing that again today. The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition has a program…

With the final countdown underway and the conference less than a week away, this post follows my post on library people in attendance at Science Online 2012 from a few weeks ago. And I’d like to start off with another best-tweet-ever, this time Marieclaire Shanahan retweeting Colin Schutze: + they’ll be fascinating! RT @_ColinS_: #Scio12…

First the good news. Saturday’s Toronto Star had a really nice little piece on the trend among some Toronto-area science grad students to get a sign of their scientific passion tattooed onto their bodies. T.D. MacDonald fact-checked the design five times before he let one drop of ink penetrate his skin. “I didn’t want to…

It all started with this innocent little tweet from @seelix: In going through the twitter list, I believe that half the #scio12 people are either a librarian, a marine scientist or named Emily. To which I responded: @seelix is there a marine science librarian named Emily? #scio12 @BoraZ had to chime in as well: The…

A few days ago I posted some thoughts on the programming of the recent ScienceOnline 2011 conference and yesterday I posted some thoughts about the more social and fun aspects of the event. In this post I like to look forward to next year’s conference and start thinking about some of the sessions I might…

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