I was about to recommend zenodo.org as a data repository then discovered it has been down for over three hours. .

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Dan Scott boosted

my university counselor asked me for recommendations for trans literature to put in the counseling library

do you know any really good books about gender? please let me know!

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(boosts appreciated too)

Journals gripe Show more

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@Petzlux Unfortunately there's also plenty of garbage to be found behind paywalls. A paywall is not a good proxy for authority or legitimacy.

Academic writing: word counts Show more

Academic writing: word counts Show more

Academic writing Show more

Rapid decay of the academic web Show more

FOSS grumble Show more

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Tech company mention Show more

Interlibrary loan hijinks Show more

@acka47 Hey thanks for the interest! NA PhD programs (generally) require a year of coursework, then comprehensive exams on your subject area, then a concrete research proposal before launching into real research. I'm just wrapping up the coursework portion.

Long way of saying: my objective is to develop methods for assessing the quality of linked bibliographic data (specifically BIBFRAME)… but that could change :)

Tech and word processing in academia Show more

Plea to authors on titles for conf papers vs. articles Show more

"Qualitative tools that have been demonstrated reliable and applicable in several domains are Likert Scale surveys, that […]" - from a 2008 paper

No, no, please stop!

Use of MARQUEE tag Show more

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