Archive for the ‘research’ Category

The Conference Season Rests….

Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 22:26

(thanks to New Yorker) It’s been a busy conference season just recently and I’m back to my research….






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Librarians Do GaGa

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010 at 09:00

HT to Michael Froomkin at Discourse.net Remember, librarians are cool!






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Plagiarism Rears Its Ugly Head

Friday, July 17th, 2009 at 14:39

(Thief by The Blackbird) While grading student essays I came across one that was quite good. It was discussing a legal issue in the UK. I was fine until I came across a sentence that referred to dollars instead of pounds. It was in relation to a particular statute introduced onto the statute book in […]






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What Is Your Research Worth?

Thursday, July 9th, 2009 at 21:46

(The Scholar by Renee Ann Wirick (Away)) Yesterday I sat with 15 other academics as we went through 20 research grant proposals for the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). We spent between seven and eight hours discussing the merits and demerits of the proposals. It was exhausting but worthwhile. For obvious reasons of confidentiality […]






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And When You've Finally Written It This Is Your Fate…

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008 at 00:23

Academics work so hard to produce their knowledge and then this is the result.






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