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Beyond bibliographic instruction: Science research workshops
Over the past three academic years, I have offered a series of Science Research Workshops that have gone beyond basic bibliographic instruction and database searching. Although these workshops are available to any ...
Everything You Should Know About Your Academic Identity
During this workshop, we will address different issues related to academic identity and publishing. Young scholars should be aware that often other academics’ first impressions are not based on a face-to-face meeting but ...
Retribalization in the digital age : integration in the "global village."
Marshall McLuhan stated one consequence of the printing press was increased nationalism. In Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man, McLuhan asserted the electronic age has conversely retribalized man. Through ...
Cultivating ORCIDs on Your Campus: The Who, What, How, and Why of Implementing Open Researcher and Contributor iDs
ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor iD) is a versatile and global ID system that benefits researchers and administrators. Learn more about ORCID and brainstorm how to work with possible partners to implement a program ...
After The Feminine Mystique : redefining women of color in higher education.
Fifty years ago, Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique demystified the notion of the “Happy Housewife Heroin” and dismantled the American construct of the “fulfilled” White, middle-class, college-educated housewife and ...
Promoting music library resources -- with mixed results
This article reports the results of efforts to promote music library resources. Selected new books and CD recordings were promoted using a service desk display. Circulation statistics for those items were compared with ...
Tips for Working with a “Feral Science Librarian”
With a growing trend of hiring "feral librarians" who have PhDs in a subject but no MLIS degree, libraries and librarians adapt their training and orientation for these new librarians. Based on my 2.5 years of experience ...
Is Paul the eternal enemy of women?
In his essay “Preface on the Prospects of Christianity,” Irish playwright, critic, and political activist George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) roundly criticizes the Apostle Paul. In addition to contending that Paul “does nothing ...
Women and work.
Women have made tremendous strides in the professions. More women than ever graduate from college and enter challenging fields like business, technology, medicine, and law. In the U.S., women earn 57% of undergraduate ...