For some reason, hubris, scholarly ambition or possibly madness, I’ve begun an extremely slow and careful reading of Archive Fever by Derrida. Often times postmodern issues, this work in particular, crop up in classes, research and impolite conversation, and I felt that it was needed to really give it a careful reading and test my […]
Academic Reading Back-log Clean up
I’m quite happy that I’m finally making a sizable dent in my reading backlog. Sadly much of this should was to be completed during a summer research project that kind of fizzled all my fault. Sadly that seems to happening all to often here lately, but that’s another story. One will have no songs sung about in […]
Academic Reading Part 3
This was a good article on dealing with creating trust in a digital repository program. Some of it focused on certification, à la TRAC, but the real meat in this one is how it deals with the obtaining trust from constituencies. One interesting point is that according to the author there are barriers built into our current […]
Today’s Academic Reading Part 2
I’m going through a big article to-read backlog this whole week, so get use to all these. This was one from out of left field about how to approach researching student populations, specifically with the idea of how use what’s learned to guide all sorts of academic policy making decisions. A good introductory article to […]
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