Congratulations to Jason and Betsy, and welcome little Eliza!!! This is the first birth I’ve ever followed on Twitter. I’m sure most of Jason’s 100+ followers were obsessively checking their Twitter feeds for baby updates throughout the day yesterday. I know I was. Then there was the tense 5-hour absence of updates while friends posted
Today was the last day of the annual faculty workshop sponsored by our writing program. This year we’re reprising a topic from two years ago: Writing with Numbers. The idea being that students often have minimal expertise in integrating numerical evidence into their papers regardless of whether the paper is primarily about numerical evidence or
Yesterday, an Academic Technologist, another librarian, and I joined forces to lead a workshop called “Finding Your Stuff in Zimbra.” The technologists thought there should be a session on email searching, and they figured librarians must know a thing or two about search, and so this session was spawned. The session itself was fairly uneventful.
Last night I went to a hangar dance — one of those dances held in airport hangars where lots of people dress in WWII era clothes and dance to WWII era music… or just show up and swing dance. The evening could have been a disaster. The music was too slow (even when we requested