Author Archives: Marie Kennedy

About Marie Kennedy

Putting everything into neat piles.

FM3 Monkey Mind

I posted previously about the sounds I like to listen to when I’m writing. Based on your recommendations I added quite a bit to add to the rotation. I am smitten with Moby’s Long Ambients ( – thanks for the … Continue reading

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*silent fist pump*

I think a lot about the accessibility of our library’s licensed e-resources. Sure, if there’s not already a clause in a license agreement about compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, we request that it be added. But what does … Continue reading

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If platform upgrade email alerts were truthful

*E-resources librarians around the world nod in agreement* This one’s for you, folks! More monkey comics at

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Research networks and churn

An exciting new article I read today aligns with some thoughts I’ve had about the development of academic research networks. The article (cited below) looks carefully at the addition and loss of people in individual research networks, a process called … Continue reading

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Beneficence in research

I’ve joined our university’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) as an alternate member and received a copy of a member handbook to read to prepare myself. (1) I enjoyed reading through the handbook to get a refresher on the history of an … Continue reading

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