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The SLA Name Change: A View from Germany… by Michael Fanning

November 5th, 2009 No Comments

SLA Blog: The SLA Name Change: A View from Germany… by Michael Fanning Ever since the name change from Special Library Association to Association for Strategic Knowledge Professionals was announced, I’ve had some serious mixed feelings about it. I really like/love the new name, but hate the prospect of it. I’ve been waiting to comment [...]

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Japan Foundation Library

October 28th, 2009 No Comments

While I’ve know where the Japan Foundation was located for a long time, even before I left for NY, I didn’t know of it’s mission or that it had a library! The student group for CASLIS arranged for a tour of the Japan Foundation Library and I was lucky enough to be included in the [...]

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Free at last!

August 6th, 2009 No Comments

Just a quick note to celebrate my last exam for the year. Last class of the summer was tonight. Really liked the Record Management course. Really hated the marking. oh well, when your style is hated by the TA, you’re screwed. Never mind. My summer officially starts now. It’s 4 weeks before classes start up [...]


Summer Term Courses

May 29th, 2009 No Comments

Not taking a full summer break from courses. I’m taking two this summer and hopefully will have a lighter course load next year. Currently trying to write a big report for one course and as often is the case, blogging comes to mind as a form of procrastination. My courses for the summer session: FIS2173 [...]

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a little net neutrality

November 14th, 2008 No Comments

Lawmaker plans bill on Web neutrality – Yahoo Canada News Before taking FIS1210 (Information and its social context) I have only heard of Net Neutrality but didn’t understand what it was about and what was at sake. Too busy to come up with the full list of resources I wanted to share regarding Net Neutrality, [...]

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Hitting the Library

July 24th, 2008 4 Comments

I’ve been keeping this some what under wraps for a while. At first because I didn’t want to jinx myself. Then it’s because it doesn’t seem quite real yet. For those who friended me on facebook has been seeing some updates, and of course, I have told people in person. But for the official announcement [...]

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