I just learned that the IRS is offering a one-time refund for the long-distance telephone tax you may have paid over the last three years. All you need to know should be here. And now back to your regularly scheduled library jabber.
We had a rep from a major database vendor come and talk to us all afternoon on Friday. All I can say is, I feel like I’ve just been window shopping at Prada. I don’t know anything about our budget, but I’m pretty sure we saw enough wonderful databases and full text collections to blow
Run, don’t walk, to Dorothea Salo’s translation of the AAP/PSP statement regarding their PR campaign against Open Access publishing. My favorite translation, exerpted from Dorothea’s post: AAP/PSP: It’s unfortunate that reporters picked up on some early proposals that were not adopted and, regrettably, the Nature article has misrepresented what’s really going on. Dorothea’s Translation: We
Frosty Windows Originally uploaded by Pegasus Librarian. I was nearly late for my morning activities this morning because I took a few minutes to take picture after picture of the frost on my windows. It’s several degrees below zero (Fahrenheit) with a healthy wind chill, but the sun is sparkling through sheets of ice crystals.