Monthly Archives: September 2006

…rethinking my entire take on the role of the librarian…

I just finished my MA last year at Umass Boston. My first year, I had a normal Teaching Assistantship.  It was fine.  But the next year, I had to hunt down an alternate source of funding.  I ended up getting … Continue reading

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…rethinking my entire take on the role of the librarian…

I just finished my MA last year at Umass Boston. My first year, I had a normal Teaching Assistantship.  It was fine.  But the next year, I had to hunt down an alternate source of funding.  I ended up getting … Continue reading

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Jamestown, 1907

I’m really a "follow the research" kind of guy, so it’s hard for me to present a proto-thesis or "research questions" at the moment… I’m still digging.  Nevertheless, I’d like to talk about what I’ve discovered so far in my … Continue reading

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A cfp…

I’m actually yoinking this from somewhere else, somewhat edited… I just thought it was pertinant and interesting research, and if y’all have the time, think about participating… A couple of months back I saw a call for participants for the … Continue reading

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…My first little try at making a movie.

Be nice– it’s the first time I’ve done anything like this. I decided to work with images I found online that had something to do with US Labor History. You’ll see lots of Wobblies (just ’cause I’m fascinated by them), … Continue reading

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Bound by Law?

HERE is a really good book (in comic form) you can read online, that deals with copyright and documentry film.

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Bound by Law?

HERE is a really good book (in comic form) you can read online, that deals with copyright and documentry film.

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Sound familiar?

"The consequence of this will soon be such an enormous collection of forms that they will have to be classified and arranged in vast libraries, as books are now. The time will come when a man who wishes to see … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Logocentrist

Having read Staley’s Computers, Visualization, and History: How New Technology Will Transform Our Understanding of the Past, I feel compelled to make a confession.  I never suspected it, or I would have come out about it sooner.  But apparently, I … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Logocentrist

Having read Staley’s Computers, Visualization, and History: How New Technology Will Transform Our Understanding of the Past, I feel compelled to make a confession.  I never suspected it, or I would have come out about it sooner.  But apparently, I … Continue reading

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