No, not that kind of March madness. (Sorry, sports fans.) Deadlines–and trips to Seattle, Williamsburg, and Charlottesville–have kept me away from blogging the last two weeks, but I have a good run of publishing and schol-comm stories to show for my absence. The headlines are pretty self-explanatory if not entirely satisfying from the reporter’s point… Continue reading »
Archives for March 2009
Greetings from Seattle. Yes, it’s raining. (To be fair, it was sunny yesterday.) I’m here for the Chronicle, covering the 14th biannual conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries. What’s on the minds of 3,000 academic librarians? Quite a lot. Read my first report here. (You all do realize that reporters don’t usually… Continue reading »
Bringing back streetcars to D.C. What’s not to love? Change we can all believe in. Or ride on. Some details here.
At the 2009 WebWise Conference on Museums and Libraries in the Digital Age, held here in D.C. last week, I collected a new term: switch-tasking. Definition? Instead of doing a number of things all at once–multitasking–you rotate among tasks. I haven’t figured out yet whether the difference is more semantic than substantive, but it’s worth… Continue reading »