"N ow there are four chief obstacles to grasping truth, which hinder every man, however learned, and scarcely allow anyone to earn a clear title to knowledge; namely, submission to faulty and unworthy authority, influence of custom, popular prejudice, and concealment of our own ignorance accompanied by the ostentatious display of our knowledge."
Roger Bacon, Opus Majus.
- Putting the Best Findings Forward
- Paved with Good Intentions
- Bad Arrangements To Place Before School Children
- Data Detour
- Oh The Weather Outside Is Frightful!
- Statistical Hearsay
- Honest-to-Goodness Transformation
- Assessment’s Top Models
- Fun With Numbers
- Indentured Certitude
- The Path of Most Resistance
- Data Are Not Psychic
- Beauty Is As Beauty Does
- Library Science
- How Do You Know That?
- Growing Young Minds June 19, 2013
- Blog: Student-Designed Apps Address Real University Research Needs June 19, 2013
- Inaugural Class of National Digital Stewardship Residents Selected June 19, 2013
- MEDIA ADVISORY: Report Highlights Roles of Libraries and Museums in School Success June 17, 2013
- Blog: Pilot Project Serves Free Summer Lunch to Kids in Libraries June 17, 2013
- Blog: AAHC Forum: Collections Management Initiatives: Big Things Are Happening at the Harvey B. Gantt Center June 13, 2013
Monthly Archives: April 2009
“Everything Old is New Again” is the title of a 1999 article in American Libraries by Douglas Raber, author of the excellent and eye-opening book, Librarianship and Legitimacy: The Ideology of the Public Library Inquiry. The article suggests that the … Continue reading
This week I noticed that WebJunction is conducting a survey entitled “Technology Competencies Evaluation.” I think this must be a sequel to a survey I saw there last month about “management core competencies.” While the surveys are probably marketing research for … Continue reading
Joe Matthews (San Jose State U.), Larry White (East Carolina U.) and I just completed a workshop at PLA’s 2009 Spring Symposium in Nashville. My main role was to present on the LJ Index. But I want to focus here … Continue reading