Pricing question: Some of you may recall that long ago I was working on a book. Life has been a wee bit hectic these last months, but I'm actually approaching publication. It will be a 106-page trade paperback, of which I think 92 pages actually contain text. I'm planning to sell the book book for $10 and the ebook for $2,
OK need help...I'm trying to figure out a way to tweet back to this student and be funny, without crossing a line. Suggestions: "Oh my goodness. Jack Tarver tweeted back at me. Best four day boyfriend ever."
Since we've now been informed by The Griffey that the term is neither funny nor useful, I guess I'll have to stop using Glassholes to refer to the portion of the Borg wearing Google Glasses and pretending to pay attention to anything other than "enhanced reality." Or not, since I think it's both funny and a useful shorthand.
Yesterday, American Journal of Public Health emailed authors of *already published* articles to say that the journal's closed-access period has been extended from 2 years to 10 years, unless authors are willing to pony up $1000 (which the journal considers to be a "steeply discounted rate"). Uhhhh...ransom much?
Me to EBSCO support: Did you know "Time" is marked as an "Academic Journal" in your MEDLINE? E: NLM does not distinguish between various source types, so we mark everything as academic. We regret the inconvenience. Me: You regret the inconvenience and will fix, or you regret and won't fix? E: The latter.
I'm helping convene a group of CUNY librarians who meet regularly to talk about mobile computing. At our next meeting, we'll be talking about wifi. I'd like set up a poll to send to attendees in advance of the meeting. What sorts of questions would be good to add to that poll?
Just went all Jenica on a student who wanted to not just use tape *here* but to take it around campus to put up posters. "Well, do you know where there might be like a stash of tape?" "At this point, you really should buy some at the bookstore." "It's like a buck fer crissakes," I did not add.
common behavior? Summon results list - clicking on the title takes you to the full text not a page with more detailed citation information... is this typical for discovery services? This is how our new article search is and I find it weird.
I could have sworn there was a thread about school and public library partnering and possible integration... I just noticed a meeting at #ala13 (or is that #ala2013?) which might possibly be of interest: AASL/ALSC/YALSA Interdivisional Committee on Joint School/Public Library Cooperation http://ala13.ala.org/node...