CFP: Queers Online: LGBT Digital Practices in Libraries, Archives, and Museums

CFP: Queers Online: LGBT Digital Practices in Libraries, Archives, and Museums (An Edited Collection to be published as part of the Series on Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies) Litwin Books and Library Juice Press Rachel Wexelbaum, Editor Emily Drabinski, Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies Series Editor Contact Information: Editor: Rachel Wexelbaum, Collection Management … Read more CFP: Queers Online: LGBT Digital Practices in Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Students at the University of Denver Want Books

Here is a guest post from Julie Teglovic, an MLIS student at the University of Denver, where students have been protesting a decision regarding the library… Library as Space: University Students Want Books This April, the paper books at the University of Denver’s Penrose Library began a move into a storage facility 10 miles away … Read more Students at the University of Denver Want Books

Kierkegaard on impact factors

I was just reading a bit of Kierkegaard’s Concluding Unscientific Postscript, and came across a section that I think applies to the bibliometric obsessions with impact factors, h- and g-indexes, and other quantitative measures of the value of a scholar’s work. The following is from pages 119 and 120 of the translation by Swenson and … Read more Kierkegaard on impact factors