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Information Culture

Information Culture

Thoughts and analysis related to science information, data, publication and culture.

My personal information management strategies

My personal information management strategies

I have systems set up to help me keep track of most of my personal information (files, images, etc.). Sometimes, these systems break down, especially when I get busy or overwhelmed.

October 31, 2014 — Bonnie Swoger

Should we put our money where our citations are?

A while back I covered a study called "From funding agencies to scientific agency," by researchers from Indiana University's Department of Information and Library Science (Bollen, Crandall, Junk, Ding & Börner, 2014) which suggested an alternative for today's method of allocating research funds using peer review.

October 14, 2014 — Hadas Shema

Tools for evaluating scholarly journals

In an information-rich age, one of my main functions as a librarian isn't helping people find material, but helping them evaluate the material they find.

September 24, 2014 — Bonnie Swoger

12 delightful resources for word nerds everywhere

My recent post about specialized dictionaries got me thinking about the fun books and sites I have encountered about words and language. I thought I would share a slightly off-topic post about my geeky love for words and language.

July 24, 2014 — Bonnie Swoger

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