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Christina's LIS Rant
Friday, October 01, 2004
  A rant fitting of the title of my blog
So I'm catching up on my feeds this morning and I run across this fascinating response to a thread on a mailing list to which I don't subscribe. KGS, a personal hero of mine regardless of our very different political views, slams an article in the monthly ALA mag. I haven't gotten through my copy yet and it's at home so I hopped on over to the ejournal online. Just great, they're two (2) months behind in posting the new issues. So being a librarian and all, I go over to one of the more than 300 databases my library buys and find it. Why does Academic Search Premier have it before the ALA site? What does this say about where I'll look next time? What would a customer have done? Given up. So this rant has nothing to do with commenting on KGS's rant -- although I may do that later.
 
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This is my blog on library and information science. I'm into Sci/Tech libraries, special libraries, personal information management, sci/tech scholarly comms.... My name is Christina Pikas and I'm a librarian in a physics, astronomy, math, computer science, and engineering library. I'm also a doctoral student at Maryland. Any opinions expressed here are strictly my own and do not necessarily reflect those of my employer or CLIS. You may reach me via e-mail at cpikas {at} gmail {dot} com.

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