I’m about to write another assignment. This must be about my 40th serious assignment of over 1,500 words requiring academic research, looking for good peer-reviewed studies, reading through 1,000’s of pages to try and distill exactly what is being said, whether it is of relevance (directly or tangentially), and once I’m finished that to pause and think and think and think and try to come … Continue reading Are we there yet? No … and this is why – an appeal to database owners and academic libraries
FastCo had an interesting post yesterday about how you can download your browsing history on google (Twitter also lets you download your tweeting history) and how you could then see what marketeers and google knows about you. I don’t think that’s nearly as interesting as the potential if you could see the browsing history of really interesting people. Or people who are making an impact … Continue reading Whose history would you like to see?
The first on the challenge was to share a Tech tip. Mine would be incorporating a library with a federated search into your google scholar through library links. This was a tip shared by the NLB while I was on the study tour last year. Here is a step by step guide: 1. Go to google scholar 2. On settings choose “library links” … Continue reading Day 1: Tech tip