While we all run headlong toward the end of the term, a quiet transformation is taking place on campus. The seniors with the most – er – unique styles are suddenly turning up with shaved faces, fewer piercings, more form-fitting (and less hole-decorated) clothing, and combed hair. I sense job interviews in the offing.
An odd thing has happened. For the past several months, whenever I dream of work stuff (which is more often than I’ll admit in print), certain members of LSW are just… there. I’ll be in the middle of a dream meeting with my dream department, but in addition to the people who are in my
Here I am at the reference desk for one of my Sunday shifts this term.* Sitting here, trying not to think about the tornado watch we’re under, or about cook-outs, or about holidays in general, I started thinking about JSTOR and what a perfect example it is of a whole cluster of things I’m sure
I wish it were possible for our bibliographic databases to index works according to the methodology or theoretical approach of the author. I know it’s not possible in many cases, but man oh man I wish it were. For a lot of undergraduates, finding examples of scholars employing a methodology or approach is high up