360 Linker seems to be held together with rubber bands and chewing gum. We're getting weird no results errors intermittently that our ERLs can't replicate and there's nothing that can actually be reported well. Link resolver fails make us look bad and I'm tired of it. This isn't a question, just a rant.
Yesterday's online scholarly presence workshop (that I taught) leads me to think ResearchGate may be one of the best things to ever happen for institutional repositories. *IF* librarians can get avoid "shaming" researchers for using RG and instead create workflows that help researchers get things into RG and IRs efficiently. Anyone working on this?
Waiting for Con Ed to fix the smoking manhole in front of our building, a problem that started yesterday afternoon. The smell is nasty, and there's always a danger of electrocution or explosions. Con Ed tells me that they're inundated with calls like this today. Here's some shaky video of the mess:...
Not quite hypothetical question. A family member posted to FB that we should pray for ministers/pastors/clergy etc. And that we should pray for a specific person. Is there a reason why people should pray for their religious leaders? Why would a God need to receive prayers from people to help the leaders of a church get through tough times?