crap on a banana. Looks like DoD will be using DoE's PAGES and will initially use an instance on DoE servers. Looks like DTIC will have the authors accepted manuscripts available (not just as a link or just in a dark archive) but those will only be available to registered users. Sorry - can't provide copy of where I read this :(
Reality check: for the whole LibraryLinks thing in Google Scholar, is there any respect in which libraries ever deal directly with Scholar for the set up? Or is it all entirely done through one's vendor? Is it even *possible* to talk to Scholar?
"In constructing the metaphor of pedagogy as drag, I want to suggest that, like drag, pedagogy is about what teachers reveal and what we conceal in the classroom and why." -Bryant Keith Alexander, from Performing Black Masculinity
Looking for a way to identify big/important conferences that mpow isn't already attending. Like I know sfn is a big conference and there are always news reports and press releases about it. AAAS is smaller, but there are some... is there a way or an altmetrics service maybe where I can find conferences that are covered a lot or are big?
Big Thinky Question for the day: What have you (or your library) stopped doing in the recent past, and how has that worked out for you (or your library, or your patrons/users/public)? This could be a large, library-wide or department-wide initiative that's been discontinued, or something you individually have stopped doing.
Btw today is apparently "Give Deborah the most unhelpful answers ever, or alternatively reveal that the apparently helpful answer of two weeks ago that she was relying on is actually LIES ALL LIES" day. We're batting at three for three and it's barely 8:30am.
Work signed me up and paid for a Data Management online course (good) while I'm not on the clock (not so good) but I've wanted to bone up on Data Management options for a while (so, overall: good). anyone got a pile of data they want help making a plan for? (it's an assignemnt, I would get credit for helping you)