"When I run the world, librarians will be exempt from tragedy. Even their smaller sorrows will last only as long as you can take out a book." ~From Karen Joy Fowler's *We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves*
#lazyweb I need to find classic bibliometric research that showed the extents of different citation delays in various disciplines i.e. geosciences about 5 years to peak, medicine much quicker. I need it to inform my IT bosses about expectations for data citations. I can do a search Monday but it would be great if someone has it to hand. Thanks.
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later today, adventures in library instruction discusses "instruction burnout," as well as how to manage instruction loads. [yes, we know school *JUST* started]. what does YOUR organization do to manage instruction overload and burnout?
okay....adobe digital editions allows 6 devices at one time to be authorized with one adobe id, right? so if i deauthorize a device/computer (so i now only have 5 authorized devices), can i authorize a new computer/device??? i've found conflicting information on a variety of websites.
My friend's been accepted into a UK grad LIS program. Was told by them that help's also available @ US Dept Ed via Direct Loan funding. Any tips?? Website horribly confusing & I don't have much exp. w/ fin aid but would love to help him out. Thanks....
Libraryfolk: How cool is it that, not knowing where to find something, my friend Annabel thought "I should ask a librarian!" Any other suggestions for her on timeline-making tools? Her main computer is a Mac, so that would be most ideal- but web-based is good, too.