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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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Lesson learned: archive your stuff

A few years ago I ran a small group project about marketing on a free wiki. I wrote a couple of articles about the project, referencing the wiki. The wiki was an active resource for those who had participated in … Continue reading

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2014 Ingram Coutts Award for Innovation in Electronic Resources Management

I am super pleased to have been selected as the winner of the 2014 Ingram Coutts Award for Innovation in Electronic Resources Management, given annually via the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Collection Management Section (CMS). The … Continue reading

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COUNTER Marketing Committee

I’m extending my work with the international usage statistics standard group, COUNTER. In addition to my post on the Executive Committee today I’m joining the Marketing Committee. Here’s a picture of me, ready for my first conference call into the … Continue reading

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Ooh look, I’m ACRL’s Member of the Week!

                   

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Getting fitted for administrative glasses

When I was a freshman in high school my mom and I realized that I needed glasses. After I got the glasses fitted I couldn’t believe how beautiful the world looked. I still clearly remember going outside for the first … Continue reading

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