Monthly Archives: February 2010

WikiSym 2010 Call for Papers

I thought I had posted the WikiSym CfP already, but apparently not. Reminder: the Research paper deadline is March 7, only a week away! the workshops deadline is March 21 And yes, this is the conference I am chairing this … Continue reading

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The stories we tell

Listen. Allow me to be your god. Let me take you on a journey beyond imagining. Let me tell you a story. So begins The Hakawati, a novel by Rabih Alameddine, a Lebanese-American author who interweaves the magical stories of … Continue reading

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whither librarianship, I mean Wikipedia, I mean librarianship

Joe Janes wrote a column about Wikipedia in the latest American Libraries. And then I posted a big-ass comment about why librarians should edit Wikipedia (which they published, happily). ZOMG WORLDS COLLIDING LOOK OUT ABORT ABORT (For the Wikipedians who … Continue reading

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