More Sam Lipsyte: "You can cobble together a solid twelve minutes of unconquerable joy a day caring for a toddler. It's just the other fourteen or fifteen hours that strip your nerves and immolate your spirit."
squee!!! ImpactStory was invited to the White House!!! Jason+I+guests attended the Open Sci champs of change ceremony yesterday, and ImpactStory gave one of the 12 posters in the reception afterwards. [we weren't allowed to say anything publicly till after the event. almost killed me.]
I was thinking somebody (or pref. group) really does need to start an ethical Predatory Publishers List--but a better definition of predatory is needed. Splitting journals, lots of new journals, phony "sponsored" journals, republishing articles, excessive page charges, double-dipping...
My heart ached at the news of Roger Ebert's death. His personality shared with, and service to the public is tremendous. My memory of watching Roger and Gene tussle over the merit of a film, in the living room with my dad is a profound one. What I want to express most is my gratitude. Thank you.
w00t! I just got asked by a research prof. in my department to serve on a panel at Department's Annual Research Conference (like LIS' ASIS&T). so excited!! Topic: finding online resources to help teach diversity.