Another place to say No: HBR and EBSCO

The Chronicle of Higher Education has an article out about the newest challenge to educational access to scholarly content, this time a particularly egregious example from the Harvard Business Review. Some cogent paragraphs that explain the thing: Although Harvard Business Review articles have been included in the journal aggregator EBSCO…

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Thank you, NLS6

Thank you, NLS6 — sponsors, organizers, volunteers, delegates — for one of the best weekends I’ve had in a my professional arena in a long time. I wasn’t just buttering up the audience when I said you were a great bunch of people to interact with. I meant that. I…

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Professionalism, organizational structures, and the fog of war

Shortly before I bugged out of the library and New York for the holidays, I had a conversation with a friend about organizational structures and how to revamp them. I said that I think that major structural overhauls require an external facilitator rather than being led by the current department…

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kittens, glitter, and unicorns

Whenever I post something highly incendiary — see my forays into cover letters and Jeff Trzeciak for examples — I hold my breath and obsessively hit refresh on my email, blog stats, and Twitter. Because people are assholes on the internet, but by god I’m going to make sure my…

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in which i apologize and ask for clarity

Warning: bad language ahead. This morning, I wrote this: @wawoodworth this has to be the stupidest, most pointless kerfuffle I’ve EVER HEARD OF. Fucking bunhead librarians make me sick. June 28, 2012 11:01 am via Twitter for MacReplyRetweetFavorite @jenica26 Jenica Rogers I also wrote this: Heartbreaking & appalling that w/all…

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