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Mucking around

Playing with colors has led to funky borders. It’ll be pretty again soon. Possibly brown-free.

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Define

Top 10 Google suggestions when I type “define:” love conservatism culture socialism ethics integrity leadership twitter irony agnostic One of these things is not like the others…

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Carol Tenopir @ NASIG

Liveblogging Carol Tenopir’s keynote “Measuring the Value of the Academic Library: Return on Investment and Other Value Measures” Carol reports that she did not participate in the Fun Run/Walk at 6:30 a.m. We’re facing the challenge of demonstrating our value … Continue reading

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KBART Update @ NASIG

Liveblogging Peter McCracken’s update on KBART OpenURL overview: evolution from magic to sausage making in how it is implemented and how information gets passed around. when the link resolver fails it affects the user’s perception of the tool bad data, … Continue reading

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Copy Windows Error Messages

Did you know this?  I sure didn’t. For all you techie troubleshooters out there, Apparently since Windows 2000, you’ve been able to copy the entire error message to your clipboard by hitting the universal copy shortcut, Ctrl-C (who knew?!). No … Continue reading

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Alternative MLS Career Paths, or, the Dark Side?

Last weekend at NASIG I attended a panel session at which several librarians discussed their career choices and described their jobs at organizations such as consortia and subscription agents. It was a pretty good session, and one which I understand … Continue reading

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On Stereotyping

I’m not saying stereotyping is a good thing, let’s get that straight upfront. But if you sit down to watch network primetime with any member of the legal, medical, or forensic science professions, you will quickly learn that librarians aren’t … Continue reading

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Technophile at Work; Luddite at Home

if:book (I’ve been reading it a lot lately) has a post about the future of television. Today, radio listening habits have shifted, and I only hear the radio in cars and offices. Television viewing (if you can even call it … Continue reading

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Comments & Trackbacks Have Been Cleaned Up

I have cleaned up all the junk comments & trackbacks. MT is supposed to notify me for both but does not seem to be doing so. Apologies for all the junk and offensive content. I’ve changed some settings and will … Continue reading

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Hello World!

Welcome to Ab’s blog, a place for me to share information about technology and libraries with BU library staff. My goal is to provide links, information, and some analysis about library tech stuff. In the past I have occasionally done … Continue reading

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