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Micah Vandegrift
Works at Florida State University
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Lives in Tallahassee, Florida
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#librarian  friends - lets welcome this new colleague into the fray! +Carrie Miller, there are multiple communities of us around the web... I hope you can connect with us everywhere! 
Well why shouldn't I want to be? There are a lot of naysayers out there. And I think the naysayers kept me down for a while. "Libraries are going to become obsolete" "There is no job security in that field." "You will make no...
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Thank you Ahniwa. I have added WebJunction to my favorites and will be browsing soon. 
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I may have had a hand in this? 
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Creating more effective connections between academic and public libraries is something I wholeheartedly support. 
 
Hugh Rundle lays out some truth in our newest article.

"Academics should consider widening the scope of their research papers to include public librarians in their research. Public librarians should consider whether we can really call ourselves professionals if we are not testing the value of what we do against the aims of the institutions for which we work." Read, comment and share! 
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I know its dumb, but I am SUPER AMPED to make the front page of BOTH fsu.edu and news.fsu.edu! Really, really glad I combed my beard that morning. 
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This is my intern! Great topic and great writing.
 
Open Access Week is a good time to raise awareness of recent policy changes made by the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) that affect all listed journals, including 36 law journals published in the United States.  Importantly, these changes ……
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I wrote a comment on this, as I feel The Economist missed the mark and misrepresented the facts around open access publishing. 
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Introduction
I am a librarian with interests in emerging technologies and digital media. I also like music. A lot. 
Education
  • Florida State University
    Library and Information Studies, 2010 - 2011
  • Florida State University
    American Studies, 2007 - 2009
  • Florida State University
    Humanities, 2003 - 2006
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Gender
Male
Work
Occupation
Librarian
Employment
  • Florida State University
    Scholarly Communications Librarian, 2012 - present
  • Florida State University
    Scholarly Communications Project Manager, 2011 - 2012
  • Brooklyn Public Library
    Digital Archivist/Project Coordinator, 2010 - 2011
  • Advising First - Florida State University
    Academic Advisor, 2009 - 2010
  • Florida Book Awards
    Communications Coordinator, 2008 - 2010
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Currently
Tallahassee, Florida
Previously
Melbourne, FL - Florence, Italy - Brooklyn, New York - Melbourne, Florida
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ACRL and Advertising
www.acrl.ala.org

Earlier this year, several members contacted the ACRL Board to express their concern about some advertising that appeared in our e-newslette

"The extent and context of human health considerations in London’s spa" ...
diginole.lib.fsu.edu

The protection of human health is among the original justifications for urban planning, but it is under-examined as one of the myriad benefi

Science’s Sokal moment
www.economist.com

IN 1996 Alan Sokal, a physicist at New York University, submitted a paper to Social Text, a leading scholarly journal of postmodernist cultu

NASA paywalls first papers arising from Curiosity rover, I am setting th...
www.michaeleisen.org

The Mars Curiosity rover has been a huge boon for NASA – tapping into the public's fascination with space exploration and the search for lif

Cloud Music Comparison: What's the Best Service for Streaming Your Libra...
lifehacker.com

Having to sync all your music between devices is annoying. Luckily a number of cloud music services allow you to stream your music to nearly

Band Directions and Drill Charts, Show #2, USC vs. Kentucky, 1978 · Digi...
dp.la

Go to top navigation; Go to main navigation; Go to search form; Go to main content; Go to social media navigation. DPLA: Digital Public Libr

Professor's new book looks at peer review
www.k-state.edu

Professor's new book looks at peer review. By Communications and Marketing. Associate professor Thomas H.P. Gould's new book "Do We Still Ne

Please Write it Down: Design and Research in the Digital Humanities | Tr...
feedproxy.google.com

Please Write it Down: Design and Research in the Digital Humanities. Posted on November 11, 2011 by tjowens. As Theory Fight 2011 rages on a

Measuring the Impact of Altmetrics - IEEE Spectrum
spectrum.ieee.org

When it comes to ranking academic influence, PageRank is just the start

Eying peers, U. considers open access to research - The Brown Daily Hera...
www.browndailyherald.com

Last month, Princeton became the latest in a series of prestigious universities to adopt an open-access policy, allowing free public a

citations-gadget
code.google.com

A Google Scholar Universal Gadget for Scientific Publication Citation Counting

Band of the Week: Boston’s Elephantom Endorsed by Grizzly Bear; Blog Exc...
www.indierockcafe.com

indie-rock-cafe-online. Best indie rock music, hot new songs, popular rock bands, top album releases, free MP3s. Home; New Releases. Best So

Google Music vs Amazon MP3 vs iTunes: Which Online Music Store is the Be...
lifehacker.com

Google opened its new music store to all comers in the US this week, touting its partnerships with music labels and indie musicians, and its

Facebook Is Tracking Your Every Move on the Web; Here's How to Stop It
lifehacker.com

Over the weekend, Dave Winer wrote an article at Scripting.com explaining how Facebook keeps track of where you are on the web after logging

Crazy: 90 Percent of People Don't Know How to Use CTRL+F
www.theatlantic.com

Google's resident search anthropologist, Dan Russell, dropped this incredible statistic on us. And no, he couldn't believe it either.

In the Library with the Lead Pipe » #HackLibSchool
www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org

In the Library with the Lead Pipe welcomes guest poster Micah Vandegrift. Micah is a graduate student in Library and Information Studies at