From Blog Post to Publication: The Evolution of an Idea

Recently, a revised version of one of my blog posts was published. Much to my surprise, it has been widely distributed and read. Since the likelihood of another one of my blog posts having this reach is probably zero, I wanted to take this opportunity to trace the evolution of the post and its success. …

In Praise of Librarians and Archivists

Since I was a child begging my mother to take me to the library on a daily basis, I have appreciated the designated keepers of books.┬áConducting research as a student made me even more aware of the specialized jobs that academic librarians and archivists do every day to make life easier for people like me. …