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What do you use that you forgot you learned?
Barbara Fister’s good article in Inside HigherEd: Tacit Knowledge and the Student Researcher Snippets: Barbara started compiling a list of issues of tacit knowledge that many of us – older folks – have about information and how it works based on our own experiences that many of our students haven’t had. Here’s the list (check out the article for expla...

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Objectives – To compare PubMed and Google Scholar results for content relevance and article quality Design – Bibliometric study. Setting – Department of Internal Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Methods – Four clinical searches were conducted in both PubMed and Google Scholar. Search methods were described as “real world” (p. 216) behaviour, with the searchers familiar with content, though not expert at retrieval techniqu...

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Draceana blooming! The first recorded time for this one in 75+ years!
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Ours bloomed in the library this year as well.  It bloomed about 8 years ago I think.
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