Archive for May, 2012

Independent Scholars

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Chris wrote from Australia on TARUMOTO Teruo’s 樽本照雄 新編增補清末民初小説目錄, which can be made into a value-added project by librarians. I am glad Harvard colleagues share the same interest. Tarumoto sensei reminds me about those independent scholars at the Conference two weeks ago. Rudy Chiang’s presentation on BC salmon canneries was fascinating. I figured he must […]

Misleading Chinese Databases

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Receiving several questions on Chinese databases. Our graduate students are very confused. They would assume if a serial title is covered, all its issues and full-text articles would be available. When we ran into so many unavailable ones this week, I could sense the frustration from our students, but the vendors could easily say “NO”. […]

Friends from afar

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Entertaining old friends at Spanish Bank Beaches 不亦乐乎? No time to debrief WCILCOS and already busy for accumulated reference requests, follow-up referrals and this ALADN conference.

Librarian friends are moving away

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Finally, warm weather came, and good friends are leaving. It’s our lost and Sillicon Valley’s gain! At the party, I was reminded about the readership of this blog. So, I am back here to say good-bye. We are touched by you love birds and enjoyed our friendship. We are happy for your career development. Enjoy […]

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