Last night I had drinks with a friend. Next week her boyfriend is staying with us. I think I agreed to talk him into starting therapy, stopping coloring his hair, and getting a vasectomy. But I will have two days.
My son talks a lot about how his body wants to do one thing (i.e. misbehave) but his brain tells him to do something else (i.e. behave). I am thinking of this as my body takes me to a meeting room and my brain tells me not to go in.
Me in class today: "Remember that JSTOR only digitizes a limited number of journals in each discipline. For example, in the subject of history, there are only...over 5,000... Ok, that's actually a crapton, but..."
DEAR NYTIMES, SHE CALLED THE FUCKING *CDC* BEFORE GETTING ON THE PLANE (BECAUSE SHE'S A FUCKING *NURSE*) AND SHE WAS CLEARED TO FLY. SO CHECK YOUR STORY BEFORE MAKING IT SOUND LIKE SHE'S AN IDIOT. LOVE, MEG
One of the students I went through writing tutor training with about 5 years ago just wrote on my Facebook wall, "A good section of my 7th grade class the other day was spent explaining that librarians are cool. Expect disciples soon."
You know the hospital in Dallas, the one that's all over the news for how incompetently they've handled the ebola situation, and for how incompetently they've covered up their incompetence? A decade ago, they laid off my (extremely competent) dad, after 24 years of service (i.e., a few months before pension eligibility). Reaping/sowing/etc.
I received an email with the header "Calling for Origianl Papers" ... and the text for some wolves in Open Access clothing is in the same vein. Not surprised that the same academics who believe impact factor means anything would use the logic based on this sample of one to conclude Open Access is evil ...