Advice needed. We listened as someone with a high national profile presented on a project that they had done. The catch is, it's very lightly adapted work that WE did. How does one respond to this kind of thing?
Three recent news items that go together: The ice storm followed by blizzard of last week, the city running out of salt and being unable to acquire their contracted amount from the supplier, and a horrible crash yesterday that left three Carleton students dead and two in very bad shape.
I've been asked (and agreed) to teach a session this week specifically addressing high quality information. At the same time, I am working on a column that has a whole section on how we as librarians have few if any tools for identifying quality if our dependable and obvious markers (ie, peer review) are eroded and untrustworthy. (con't)
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