Tag: libraries

Guest Post: On Changes in the American Folklore Society Annual Meeting Program

Jason Baird Jackson , May 30th, 2021


I am very happy to share this guest post by Tim Lloyd. The American Folklore Society’s annual meeting is the high point of the professional year for the…


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Thandeka Cochrane takes the page 99 test

| , February 8th, 2021


In the middle of the page a line jumps out: “Nthanu telling, therefore, encapsulates a moral performance”. Lying at the centre of page 99 this line also lies…


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Turning the page

Matt Thompson , September 14th, 2018


This summer I started a new job. My former position, in museums and special collections, was grant funded. We worked that contract until the money was gone. And…


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Faculty work, librarian work, and life balance

Matt Thompson , December 15th, 2016


Tis the season. As my professor friends hustle to write final exams and grade them, only to press through to letter grade submission and finally revel in winter…


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An Interview with Jessica Richardson Smith, Museum Anthropologist and Research Services Librarian at the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.

Jason Baird Jackson , November 14th, 2016


Jessica Richardson Smith is the Research Services Librarian at the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. She pursued three majors—Anthropology, Latin and Greek, and Geology for her Indiana University…


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The Free-to-Readers Edition of Material Vernaculars: Objects, Images, and Their Social Worlds

Jason Baird Jackson , October 1st, 2016


As I discussed in a previous post, works in the Material Vernaculars series are being made available in a free-to-readers PDF edition via IUScholarWorks. The eponymous edited collection Material…


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An Interview with Dorothy J. Berry, Metadata Specialist and Project Manager for Umbra, an Initiative of the Givens Collection of African American Literature, University of Minnesota Libraries

Jason Baird Jackson , July 18th, 2016


While a graduate student at Indiana University, Dorothy J. Berry concurrently earned an MA degree in ethnomusicology from the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology and a MLS degree…


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Infrastructure as Iron Cage

Matt Thompson , February 4th, 2016


Weber’s metaphor of the iron cage is one of the most famous in all of sociology. It’s certainly stuck with me: I keep a bookmark in my copy…


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Open Access at Indiana University Bloomington

Jason Baird Jackson , May 1st, 2014


Richard Poynder doesn’t miss a thing. Indiana University: Library Committee of the Bloomington Faculty Council decides not to recommend active OA policy. http://t.co/kmMkWVaX4G — Richard Poynder…


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In Tune at Trinity

Daniel Winfree Papuga , February 27th, 2014


A few days ago, I had the opportunity to visit a Dublin exhibition named “In Tune: A Millennium of Music in Trinity College Library“. The exhibition shows many…


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In Tune at Trinity

Daniel Winfree Papuga , February 27th, 2014


A few days ago, I had the opportunity to visit a Dublin exhibition named “In Tune: A Millennium of Music in Trinity College Library“. The exhibition shows many…


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In Tune at Trinity

Daniel Winfree Papuga , February 27th, 2014


A few days ago, I had the opportunity to visit a Dublin exhibition named “In Tune: A Millennium of Music in Trinity College Library“. The exhibition shows many…


→Recontextual

In Tune at Trinity

Daniel Winfree Papuga , February 27th, 2014


A few days ago, I had the opportunity to visit a Dublin exhibition named “In Tune: A Millennium of Music in Trinity College Library“. The exhibition shows many…


→Recontextual