Start where you stand

I don’t know when I became Anti-Establishment Publishing Lass, but I seem to have done so. (I also think that all vaguely superheroish titles should come with logos and sidekicks. Gimme.) Today’s salvo in this ongoing and protracted war for the future of information distribution came courtesy of a libraryland…

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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 12:01 pm via Twitter for MacReplyRetweetFavorite @jenica26 Jenica Rogers I also wrote this: Heartbreaking & appalling that w/all…

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Exploring what it means to “put something online”

I don’t do this very often on this blog, but this is totally worth it: Go read this. So now, a little more than halfway through the class, students are asked to turn their digital expertise and expectations upside-down: to use online search tools specifically for the purpose of figuring…

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one piece of the changing landscape

In November, I discovered a Kickstarter project from an author I really like — C.E. Murphy — in which she proposed to write a novella about one of the major secondary characters in the Walker Papers series she’s been writing for the last several years. She wanted to write it,…

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More on weeding, part 2

We have a series of entries, from several faculty members in several departments, on the faculty feedback form for our weeding project that just say “Please do not remove from the collection. These are classic works [in my field].” The ruthless inner collection manager in me wants to say “I…

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