The album and the journal

Image from freeimages.co.uk With the upcoming Grammy Awards I’ll indulge in recording industry metaphors for the next couple of weeks.  Online music stores (iTunes, Amazon, etc.) let you download–after you’ve purchased it–an individual song or an entire album.  Likewise a library database lets you view (if we’ve purchased the subscription) an individual article or the Read More…

Welcome Back Spring 2015

Image by Kannanshanmugam,shanmugam studio,Kollam (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Welcome back! I hope that you enjoyed your intersession.  As always I’ll start the semester with a few reminders. We librarians can visit your class multiple times.  We can visit at point of need–during any part of the semester. If a visit Read More…

Equal time for books

Image by Craig Conley from Durham, NC, US (Rainbow Bookshelf) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons A few weeks ago I shared my favorite articles of 2014.  Now I’ll give equal time to books.  I did not restrict my list to books published in 2014, only to books I read in 2014: Buchanan, H. Read More…