The Special Libraries Association-Boston Chapter offers a $2000 scholarship to minority students enrolled in a New England program or those who are New England residents studying elsewhere. Application materials are available on the chapter Web site. Friday, April 1 is the deadline. Like several other student awards, there may not be that many applicants for [...]
Archive for March 16th, 2005
Here’s some humor related to an e-mail attachment didn’t come through–not that receiving threatening e-mails is funny because it isn’t. It is a rather serious matter that should be handled via the proper authorities.
Although some people believe universities giving iPods to students is nothing more than a marketing ploy, The Chronicle of Higher Education explains how several college campuses, students, and professors use them for academic purposes. "A journalism professor encourages students to use them to record interviews instead of simply taking notes. An economics professor records lectures [...]
Two professors analyzed Web addresses in footnotes in articles published in certain communication journals between 2000 and 2003 to study link decay. Their results show about 1/3 of the URLs in 1,126 citations no longer work. Permanent article URL for Chronicle of Higher Education subscribers
David Sifry of Technorati shares his report on the blogosphere. His first installment focuses on the increasing number of weblogs. The second part discusses the growth in the number of posts. The growing authority of weblogs shows shifts in the blogs vs. mainstream media debate. Sifry provides some very nifty interactive charts showing linking and [...]