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it's like nails on the blackboard to have someone put Thank you. in their signature.

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tales of awesomeness: researcher here wanted to share a paper he published in 1987. We don't have online access (it's in a donut hole) but we do have it in a bound reprint volume. Anyhoo, he dug up his original copyright agreement and there in #3 is the express permission to share within MPOW so long as the copyright statement is there. YAY!

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I don't want to work today.

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same here, sure goes for many

 ‎· aralık
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"Today".

 ‎· Fabrizio Casu 4
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same here : / https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLexgOxsZu0

 ‎· Yerdeniz Blüzcüsü 1
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We are to be impressed that Jack Ryan can write a SQL query. right-o. pretty sure Clancy would have been more fancy

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living life dangerously: the tupperware I brought was a casserole from before my vacation instead of yesterday. still tastes ok.

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Where is Christina? Last week camping at Ohiopyle. Monday and Tuesday at an NIH bibliometrics symposium. Today ICU with Mom. I need time off!

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Yes, yes you do. *sends oomph*

 ‎· Kirsten
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Oof

 ‎· lris
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oh dear. hope mom is ok.

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Ohiopyle and the Yough river. Beautiful

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Interestingly, we're apparently fairly water tight over here. There's some contractor with a hose hitting all of our skylights and windows from the outside while another contractor watches from the inside. We just had a new roof put on before we moved out - so early 2009 - before that it poured rain on the bound volumes. Looks like we're ready for sea now!

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I mentioned my day? Well picked up the kids and they were covered head to toe in a rash. Went to the doctor. Fifth disease: no longer contagious and doesn't bother them but geez https://medlineplus.gov/fifthdisease.html

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:(

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^ because of course you looked. lol. i'm so sorry about the staying-home thing.

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crying at work is bad, crying at work is bad, crying at work is bad... it's just a laptop, it's just a laptop, it's just a laptop... they'll get me a new one to set up from scratch... sob... from scratch.... i'm not crying at work

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:(

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Oh no. While new laptops are shiny, the work to get them configured is very stressful. Hugs.

 ‎· jsholman 1
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oopsie daisy. trying to search for howitzer in Russian... I have a print Brassey's dictionary so then i typed in "гаубица" and put into google translate. Their translation was the f-bomb, with howitzer as an alternate O-o

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LOLOLOLOL

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Thanks!

 ‎· Christina Pikas 1
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today - I am winning. Just got my listing of recent articles published by authors at MPOW available through the data services to anyone at the lab - so excited. Also successful podcast class yesterday. And got to buy access to a needed resource

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So CQ Roll Call was owned by The Economist and now will be owned by FinancialNote (which I don't know by name)... I thought they were bought by Sage or was that another part or several acquisitions ago?

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CQ Press was bought by SAGE a few years ago, but CQ Roll Call, despite having a similar name, is a newspaper and was not published by CQ Press.

 ‎· Anna C. 2
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^ohhhhhh

 ‎· Christina Pikas 1
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Wow, I had no idea, @acreech.

 ‎· lris
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Oh wow. Enlightened. Thanks!

 ‎· LibSkrat
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What's interesting is that FinancialNote is so new it's not listed in Mergent or Ward's. https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/dc-based-tech-startup-fiscalnote-to-buy-cq-roll-call/2018/07/25/37939b6e-8fd4-11e8-8322-b5482bf5e0f5_story.html?utm_term=.6e7af3cbc8b3

 ‎· Anna C. 1
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LexisNexis Uni didn't have to suck so much and yet it does. When i asked for the full text, it gives me a document with a link to the search, but no full text.

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KWIC isn't full text. With the wheelbarrows of cash we ship them... you'd think they would feel some obligation to give us a useful product

 ‎· Christina Pikas 1
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Don't mind me. Just tagging this thread. #hotmessnexis

 ‎· Stephen Francoeur 8
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yuuuup

 ‎· orgmonkey
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The fact that they _still_ can't handle article-level linking just...grrrrrr.

 ‎· Kirsten 6
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I got the article level linking - that actually worked- but I couldn't get it to download the promised full text

 ‎· Christina Pikas 1
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Favorite podcast platforms? podcatchers (if they say that anymore?). I have been using Pocket Casts (thanks Stephen for the recommendation). Also interested in the general lay of the land - listening from computers, libraries who create their own, using feed readers. Any updates?

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for listening or creating? I use Overcast to listen on my phone. I pay a nominal fee to listen ad-free & support the developers.

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Downcast is what I use, too.

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massive windows here in our temporary location - and very cool thunderstorms. Like sunny to east and west and raining cats and dogs here in the middle. We can totally see the storms come up but no rainbows yet

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I bought a vat (big jar) of Sera tomato paste. It says on the side to store at room temp. Normally I store tomato paste in 1T lumps in the freezer. It's in the fridge now -any thoughts?

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I think it's best to store at room temp until you open the jar, and then you should refrigerate.

 ‎· Anna C.
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^seems reasonable. Maybe if you go through a jar a month it's different.

 ‎· Christina Pikas
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Store at room temp till you open it, then store in the fridge, and if it's a lot and you don't think you'll be able to use it all within a week, freeze it like you usually do. The reason why it says to store at room temp on the jar is because some jarred tomato paste is fresh and needs to always be refrigerated, even before opening it, or it will spoil. The stuff you bought is same as canned (not fresh), but it's in a jar instead of a metal can.

 ‎· April
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UGH. so generally doing ok in my new temporary location. I would like to put my lunch in a fridge and they didn't move ours. The people downstairs from us have a huge fridge and a little kitchenette. I peeked in their fridge yesterday to see if there would be room - but it looked pretty full so i just decided to keep using a cold pack. This morning, they put a huge all-caps sign that only their people are allowed to use the fridge and how people shouldn't take things that don't belong to them. sigh.

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people. :(

 ‎· jsholman
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l'enfer, c'est les autres.

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while i'm cleaning out my desk, I think I'll use these DIALOG "Innovate" post-it notes ironically

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the only possible way to use them

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I swear the military changes the name of things to f with me. how many terms do i need to OR now? grrr.

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more information coming about my temporary "office" relocation for the next few months: back to the stacks area of the building that used to be our library (shelving removed).... no dividers - just bull pen, no a/c (they're working on), elevator currently not working (they're working on), no ports for our computers (we'll have to use wi-fi and headsets), issue of being in the library building after we've spent almost 10 years convincing people we aren't there. priceless

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That sounds all kinds of yuuuuck.

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^^they're very generous about remote work, but I like to meet customers/patrons, etc., in person so not sure. Maybe I will start working from home more.

 ‎· Christina Pikas 1
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so if your work laptop fan sounds like it's taxiing for take off... and the help desk's solution to reboot and wait until it dies entirely... work mayyyyy be delayed.

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OMG I think I had just totally spaced on a big research project. wow. I opened endnote for something else and and it was there in the recents... luckily it wasn't due until the end of the month. ...

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Hello, adrenaline!

 ‎· Meg Vmeg 5
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^ Yes, enough adrenaline to save on caffeine for a bit?

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Fuck cancer. Husband's favorite uncle died last night of a blood cancer. This was a bit of a surprise since we had all heard he was getting better and Mark had talked to him on the phone a couple of times in the past week about getting my father in law straightened out.

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:-( I’m so very sorry. Fuck cancer.

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I’m so sorry.

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I have returned from the mountain. But I lost my sole there.

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yes, yes you did.

 ‎· LibSkrat
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*gigglesnort*

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