Author Archives: robin

Umm… reference service? (includes links)

Ok, I don’t know if this is cool or scary.————————————-Atlanta’s own Brian Mathews has come up with an innovative way to createunobtrusive library presence in the world of social software. Brian, the Distance Learning Services and Mechanical Engineering Librarian(wow) at Georgia Tech, runs his “ubiquitous reference model” by searching GATech students’ Xanga and LiveJournal pages for library-related terms such aslibrary, paper, and class. When he ...

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Robin Reads: Metro Girl, The Rule of Four, and The Bronte Project

Well, out of these, I didn’t really like any of them. 😉 Two novels about literature, two thrillers/mysteries. Let’s start with The Rule of Four.The Rule of Four: Ian Caldwell, Dustin Thomason (FICTION):Lurching novel (literary thriller) about a renaissance era book which is supposedly impossible to deciper and filled with clues. Kind of like a renaissance Finnegans Wake? I’m not sure as I don’t know ...

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