Monthly Archives: November 2012

Ludwig Guttmann

This is mainly a plug for my first foray onto Occam’s Corner,¬†plus a place to list some of the sources of information that I used, and to tell the story of the chase for a missing document. I feel quite … Continue reading

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Solo Hackday

Once upon a time I might have described myself as a techie. My career was founded on my willingness to install hgopher and Trumpet Winsock and fiddle with autoexec.bat and config.sys. This gave people access to the wonders of the … Continue reading

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Customer relations

Journal publishers are more interested in librarians than they ever used to be. The move to e-journals and big deals has changed the balance between individual and institutional ¬†subscriptions, making libraries more important to publishers than, say, fifteen years ago. … Continue reading

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