"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.
- 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?
- Beware of Vengeful Prayer
- IMLS Invites Civic-Minded Techies to Hack Agency Data May 21, 2013
- Blog Post: AAHC Forum: Improving Education and Collections May 16, 2013
- Blog Post: AAHC Forum: Facility Extention Connects Past to Present May 16, 2013
- AAHC Forum: Preserving History and Culture at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center May 9, 2013
- AAHC Forum: Succession Plan Plays Key Role in Museum Merger May 9, 2013
- Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Swears In Five Presidential Appointees to the National Museum and Library Services Board May 9, 2013
Tag Archives: objectivity in analyzing data
The field of program evaluation has grappled with the political context of institutional performance measurement for decades. For libraries and universities, though, the politics of accountability is newer terrain. In some instances these organizations have unwittingly enrolled in a crash … Continue reading