For Young Readers, Print or Digital Books? →
Print or digital? Adults grapple with which is the best way to read — not only for themselves, but especially when it comes to their kids. Whether or not parents prefer print books over interactive e-books for their kids, the question is, what’s actually better for them?
nudiemuse: mswyrr: beesinmypants: tardiscrash: othetasigmao: sithholocron: Patrick Stewart (Captain Jean-Luc Picard, Professor X) asks us about the letter B. Because I need this on my blog Best thing. Perfect “If ‘beginneth’ be a word” LOL ilu so much mr stewart sir omg may i please have your autograph WIN Sir Patrick Stewart yes!
Move Over Harvard And MIT, Stanford Has The Real... →
So, last week, two Stanford professors made a courageous proposal to ditch lectures in the medical school. “For most of the 20th century, lectures provided an efficient way to transfer knowledge, But in an era with a perfect video-delivery platform — one that serves up billions of YouTube views and millions of TED Talks on such things as technology, entertainment, and design — why would anyone...
Anonymous asked: name a dog?
Social Networks for Academics Proliferate, Despite... →
The past five years have seen a proliferation of sites like Academia.edu, which, with 1.2 million registered users, is one of the heavyweights in the field. The free sites, which also include Mendeley.com, ResearchGate.net, Zotero.org, and a number of discipline-specific platforms, typically offer users a way to organize their research, create personal profiles, and search for people with...
Special Collection and Archives philosophy
Here is something I composed for a recent application. Tell me what you think? Special Collection and Archives philosophy April 30, 2012 My philosophy on Special Collections and Archivesis to provide a forum for various patrons (librarians, archivists, and those in the academic community whom I serve) with a resource that can be actively used while still being preserved for generations to...