whee finance merry go round - boss, 2 months ago: identify 5% decrease in subscription costs. boss yesterday: I'm 200k underspent, is there anything you all can buy in the next 3 work days?
Christina K. Pikas on Twitter “So who is responsible? App developer, app stores could test specifically, ftc could be funded and proactive, ad networks could enforce their own TOS” <-Those interested in privacy or with children, may be interested in this thread and the appcensus: https://twitter.com/cpikas/status/997491998184607745
I would really like to retrieve abstracts/descriptions/blurbs for a series of books given ISBNs (or titles but that's impossible) and also, if possible, see if I can pull down abstracts for journal articles for which I have the full citation and sometimes a DOI. I'm thinking this is a pipe dream. Would it be worth sticking in new refworks and then hitting the lightning bolt?
Vromis, Metadata She-Dragon on Twitter "“It's Friday, and you know what that means! *music sting* ANNOUNCER: And now, it's time for yet another episode of your favorite thrilling mystery of the air, BELLE CARDIGAN, LIBRARY SLEUTH! Starring @marccold. https://t.co/xlU8akZLxh”" https://twitter.com/marccold/status/995020372146905088
apparently every single manager in the lab and most of engineers need work from me right now.... arrrgh. OTOH, giving a technical talk today on network methods for tech watch/horizon scan... to a technical audience... so there's no stress there whatsoever
I have these cookies in my lunch - they were discontinued so the package was 73c - it appears to be a nilla wafer with a marshmellow on top, coated in chocolate. i should have bought the remaining stock - be jealous.
John Cook on Twitter “the citations in mike flynn’s book are precise and rigorous” Th https://twitter.com/johnjcook/status/958482564737576960 .... this is typical, but cringeworthy to librarians. Military people probably not shocked as generals haven't written their own stuff (except those with PhDs) for > 10 years, maybe 15.