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The Postcard that Started it All

Got this postcard and mostly ignored it until I talked to my account. He said that it was time to buy. That got me started looking. Alas, when I went to the development advertised in the postcard there was the model building and then one small group of homes on the opposite end of the […]

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Before and After

What else can you do when you get kicked out of a doctoral program? Of course, cut your hair. It was time. Life throws you a curveball, you throw one back. 🙂 and it’ll make my mom happy (something one can never underestimate if one wants to be successful in life!)

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Broke Bookends

Remember how impressed I was last time when I was using online research tools? Yeah, in the meantime I’ve run headlong into a less than amazing experience. I went so far as to pay for the upgrade of my copy of Bookends, only to get weird error messages when it can’t read PDFs and doesn’t […]

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Zotero & RefWorks: Damn Web-Based Apps that Work

I’ve been going at it all day, one tutorial after another, pausing to answer student queries online and then moving on to the next item in the EBSCO/ERIC search. I’ve been experimenting with Zotero and RefWorks and my mind has been continually amazed that I can so easily import library citations (with full articles) so […]

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