Our library is hiring a Librarian for Collection Development & Evaluation. See the position posting at https://jobs.lmu.edu/posting.... I am on the search committee and am eager to answer any questions you may have.
How I know I've been away a long time from the library where I did my graduate assistantship: I just drew a complete and utter blank on the name of the somewhat obscure Civil War Union General on whom I helped a particular community patron do research a minimum of twice a week for about two years straight.
I am supposed to be "crafting a summary" of my accomplishments over the past 3-4 years for work. So let's all do it! What awesome things have you done, big or small, revolutionary or just a little bit different?
Dear LSW, please forgive my intrusion but I'm hoping your collective expertise can help MPOW with a policy decision. Faculty want us to rip DVDs and stream them through out CMS (Moodle). We understand that we can stream under the aegis of the TEACH Act but we don't know if we have permission (via copyright statute exemptions) to actually make a...
I just clicked on a link to ProQuest Statistical Insight and got prompted by Oxford University Press to log in to the Chinese Journal of International Law. This, ladies and gentlemen, is why my co-worker and I click every link on our A-Z list, from off-campus, monthly. #WTF
Saw that Nature Plants came out. Because there are not enough journals that have articles about plants. http://www.nature.com/nplants/ Personal subscribers only $59. There is no list price for institutions/libraries. My guess is that it is 25-40X the personal sub price, like many other NPG journals.
Is anybody else seeing behavior like this in JSTOR today? A simple keyword search returns N results, but a keyword search limited by language returns many many many > N results. So for example, in our JSTOR collection, "tree frogs" --> 3705 results; "tree frogs" limited to English --> 178,916 results.