E-Views

Cheryl LaGuardia always wanted to be a librarian, and has been one for more years than she's going to admit. She cracked open her first CPU to install a CD-ROM card in the mid-1980's, pioneered e-resource reviewing for Library Journal in the early 90's (picture calico bonnets and prairie schooners on the web...), won the Louis Shores / Oryx Press Award for Professional Reviewing, and has been working for truth, justice, and better electronic library resources ever since. Reach her at claguard@fas.harvard.edu, where she's a Research Librarian at Harvard University.

Audio Reviews | April 15, 2013

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 Cussler, Clive & Thomas Perry. The Tombs. 9 CDs. retail ed. unabridged. 11 hrs. Penguin Audio. 2012. ISBN 9781611761375. $39.95; digital download. F Cussler’s globe-trotting archaeologists, husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo, are off on another fantastic adventure, one that will both educate and entertain Cussler’s legion of readers. While working on their latest dig, the Fargos become […]

Mystery News | February 1, 2013

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Dates and locations of upcoming mystery conferences, plus publishers to follow on Twitter.

Simon & Schuster’s New Self-Pub Venture Raises Eyebrows on Cost

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On Tuesday, Simon & Schuster tentatively dipped its toes into the lucrative self-publishing market with a service called Archway, launched in partnership with Author Solutions, Inc. (a company owned by Penguin parent company Pearson, but separately operated). The announcement has raised several eyebrows both for the service’s cost—which is thousands of dollars more than similar […]

Not Dead Yet

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Just wanted to update you that I’m now doing a new column for Library Journal titled, Not Dead Yet, located at: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/category/opinion/not-dead-yet/. I’ve been doing the e-Views blog for a long time, and wanted to move into something different, so I pitched this column to my editors at LJ and they liked it, et voila! […]

The Charleston Calendar Contest: Capture Your Library’s Value for SAGE

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For their Charleston Calendar Contest, SAGE Publications is “inviting all academic librarians in the U.S. and Canada to submit a photo that represents why your library has value. These can be photos of your library, of yourself, of the most important aspect of your work as a librarian, or of something else that best captures […]

Gale’s Heart of a Champion

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The Michigan Library Association just announced their inaugural Heart of a Champion awards, and Gale, part of Cengage Learning, is one of these 2012 recipients. The award was presented to Gale “to honor the vast advocacy efforts the company undertakes on behalf of all libraries, in Michigan and around the country. If you haven’t seen […]

Try ASP’s Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video here for free!

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Alexander Street Press recently released their Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video collection, a file that’s all about “the study of disease management, injury treatment, nutrition, special populations, fitness and health assessment, medical fitness, exercise adherence, sport science, worksite wellness, and much more.” Developed by ASP in partnership with Healthy Learning, a leading producer […]

Try Gale Genealogy Connect here for free!

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Gale Genealogy Connect is an advanced online tool for genealogical research, designed to instruct researchers in genealogical research methods and help them organize materials to build optimal family trees. It is powered by information from Genealogical.com, publishers of works on genealogy and family history, and includes: “how-to” works for doing genealogical research; Colonial period works […]

Open Access Book Launch

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On Tuesday, September 11th, at 6:00 pm, the Harvard Office of Scholarly Communication and the Harvard Law School Library are sponsoring the launch of Peter Suber’s new book, Open Access, which “tells us what open access is and isn’t, how it benefits authors and readers of research, how we pay for it, how it avoids […]

Julia Child’s Kitchen at the Smithsonian

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Today being Julia Child’s 100th birthday, I was doing some idle Child online research, and came across the delightful site, What’s Cooking? Julia Child’s Kitchen at the Smithsonian, which describes how the Smithsonian acquired the kitchen from Ms. Child, along with audio clips of Child telling stories about her kitchen and diary entries recorded by […]

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