Author Archives: Marie Kennedy

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Marketing A-Z

To amuse myself I went to Google and typed in “Marketing is” and then added on the letters of the alphabet, one by one, to see how it auto-completed. Summary: LOL.

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The editor of the Journal of Academic Librarianship says “we can’t do research”

In a confusing turn of events, there’s an editorial scheduled for the next issue (pre-print is available now) of a well-known library journal, the Journal of Academic Librarianship, about why practicing librarians can’t do research. It’s confusing because it leads … Continue reading

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An answer to the question, “How many databases?”

I’ve joked in the past about how to answer the question, “How many databases does your library have?” (comic at http://orgmonkey.net/?p=1325) It turns out it is quite difficult to define what a database is, depending on who is asking and … Continue reading

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Hello, office.

Hello, office. The world has gone crazy out there, let’s see if we can make something make sense in here.

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“even a monkey can handle it”

I’m going to forgive that comment from the article cited below because a monkey controlling a robotic wheelchair with his mind is a pretty incredible thing. via http://mentalfloss.com/article/76629/watch-monkey-control-wheelchair-its-mind

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Year of the Monkey

Yay, it’s the year of the fire monkey. Rock on! In this year, according to http://www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/chinese-zodiac/monkey.htm, “Great unexpected fortune will find its way to Monkeys in 2016, so they will not have to worry about food and clothes.” That’s nice. … Continue reading

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