Library Babel Fish
A college librarian's take on technology
July 31, 2013 - 9:18pm
The debate over the market value of dissertations says a lot about our assumptions, aspirations, anger, and anxiety.
July 24, 2013 - 3:32am
Is scholarship serial? Better call in the serial killers.
July 18, 2013 - 10:16pm
Why I plan to ban "find sources" from my teaching vocabulary.
July 8, 2013 - 8:21pm
Has my country changed so thoroughly that we’re beyond the point of no return?
July 4, 2013 - 7:21pm
As I write this, it’s Independence Day and my small town is part of a surveillance state.
June 25, 2013 - 6:35pm
I've started a list of tacit knowledge many of us have about information based on experiences that our students haven’t had.
June 17, 2013 - 8:56pm
All libraries face a certain amount of conflict over weeding. But weeding is just one aspect of a broader struggle over books.
June 10, 2013 - 7:55pm
Whenever I hear some official reassure us that “ordinary Americans have nothing to fear,” I start to worry.
June 4, 2013 - 8:51pm
Open access publishing has been gaining ground. I thought it would be instructive to talk to Doug Eyman, editor of Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, & Pedagogy - which has been exploring the potential of open access web-based publishing since 1996.