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Ontario Open Access: Accelerating Science

I’ve posted a short report from the Ontario Open Access symposium on the Lakehead University Library Blog. Advertisements

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Master of your Own Technological Destiny

A few years ago, maybe I read or heard  it somewhere else, a question popped into my head “Do you want to be master of your own technological destiny”. If the answer is yes, then the solution is open source. … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Waffles

Before my son was diagnosed with celiac disease a few years ago waffles were a staple in our house. You can tell by the page from my Fannie Farmer cookbook. I threw out the “poisoned” waffle iron and didn’t make … Continue reading

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IFLA in Finland 2012

I just got back from the IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations) 2012 in Helsinki, Finland. Since I was flying IcelandAir, I decided to tack on some vacation at the beginning of the trip and I spent 2 days in Reykjavik, … Continue reading

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Update from an Apple event

I recently attended an Apple event in Halifax. So I confess I was disappointed that they didn’t hand out new iPads, but the information was good! The most important thing I learned was not really what the event was about, … Continue reading

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Ranganathan’s new sixth law?

If you’re a Canadian academic librarian right now, you are no doubt trying to figure out how to respond to changes in copyright collective agreements. I’ll leave the issue of what is happening for others more wise and knowledgeable. And … Continue reading

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Summon Usability at LOEX of the West

Summon Usability: Partnering with the Vendor on Prezi Just presented at the LOEX of the West at Mount Royal College in Calgary, Alberta. Cowboy Hat’s off to the organizers, it was a great conference! My presentation, Partnering with the Vendor: … Continue reading

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