Best/worst part of creating research guides?
Getting to/Having to Do research.
Did that motherfucker just yell at our good buddy? Here, hold my coffee.
When a librarian interrupts lunch, pastes on a smile, and walks out to the research/information desk to ascertain whether a colleague requires assistance dealing with a patron
Respect your team, watch out for your team, protect your team.
Stoked when patience and meticulousness pay off.
Five other shows had been given the green light, and a further 11 were in development.
The majority were male-friendly titles, with ties to the company’s major video game franchises, including Gears of War, Age of Empires, Fable and Forza Motorsport.
Just came across this line in an article on the BBC about the closure of the Xbox TV production unit.
Do you see what I see?
I’m sorry, does this thing really need to be spelled?
No, scratch that. Does this really need to be a thing?
Show me a game/TV/film that is not “male-friendly”. I don’t think we have to worry about there being such a shortage of games that men are comfortable playing, or shows that men are comfortable watching that there is a real, pressing need to highlight those titles. I’m fairly certain that men do not need protecting here.
That’s enough of a rant for me today, but please, chime in.
I’ve been kicking around an idea for a library instruction activity that involves evaluating news stories from the past couple years with particular attention to click-bait headlines. I want to talk about how headlines have always played with emotional responses and especially…
Nope, but I want this. Boost! Also, not click-bait, but I think Language Log has some great articles on noun-pile headlines which are interesting (if sometimes technical) reads.
Sweet looking posting at UVic (my alma mater) that I didn’t see until now. Closes August 1st - friends, apply for this!