Author Archives: Marie Kennedy

About Marie Kennedy

Putting everything into neat piles.

Second edition of Marketing Your Library’s Electronic Resources is on the way

What’s New Since the First Edition [this text is taken from the preface of the second edition] We have learned so much from you since the writing of the first edition of this book and are grateful to those of you … Continue reading

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The Evolution of the Personal Networks of Novice Librarian Researchers

Have you ever written something you’re really excited about? That was my mood while writing our latest article, “The evolution of the personal networks of novice librarian researchers.” Why so excited, you ask? It’s the first time in our field … Continue reading

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Sometimes nice things happen

For the last few months every time I walked from the library to get my stress fix (a small bag of Flaming Hot Cheetos) from the campus bookstore I would pass by a light pole hung with a large banner … Continue reading

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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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