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The Journal of Universal Rejection (JofUR)

Submitted by Blake on Mon, 01/24/2011 - 07:31

The Journal of Universal Rejection (JofUR)
About the Journal
The founding principle of the Journal of Universal Rejection (JofUR) is rejection. Universal rejection. That is to say, all submissions, regardless of quality, will be rejected. Despite that apparent drawback, here are a number of reasons you may choose to submit to the JofUR:

Cites & Insights February 2011 available

Submitted by Walt on Sun, 01/16/2011 - 13:27
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Cites & Insights 11:2 (February 2011) is now available for downloading--at http://citesandinsights.info/civi11i2.pdf (if you're not seeing the link).

The 28-page issue (in PDF form, but with each section available in crude HTML--noting that the first essay would require considerably more paper to print out than the whole PDF issue) includes:

Cites & Insights January 2011 now available

Submitted by Walt on Mon, 12/20/2010 - 15:59
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Cites & Insights 11:1 (January 2011) is now available for downloading.

The 32-page issue is a PDF download as usual. HTML separates--or, in one case, PDF separate--are available for most essays; follow the links below.

This issue includes:

Bibs & Blather (pp. 1-2)

Announcing The Liblog Landscape 2007-2010 (and a pre-Midwinter early-bird discount) and Cites & Insights 10 in book form (also with a pre-Midwinter discount).

Interesting & Peculiar Products (pp. 2-9)

Sixteen products and eight roundups/Editors' Choices, from USB 3.0 to Windows 7 on an 11-year-old PC.

The Liblog Landscape 2007-2010: Chapter 3: How, Where and When (pp. 9-18)

[Note: This link is to a 6x9" PDF.] Six aspects of most or all of the 1,304 liblogs in this massive study: How they're created (blogging software), where they're written (country of origin), how visible they are (Google Page Rank), when they began, how long they've lasted and currency (a timed snapshot of freshness of posts).

Trends & Quick Takes (pp. 18-24)

Economist on the new Wikileaks document dump

Submitted by StephenK on Mon, 11/29/2010 - 12:33
The Economist has a short piece posted about the most recent document dump from WikiLeaks. A key quote:
Maybe it's something about tech geeks, or maybe it's just related to the self-interest of people and organisations whose particular strength lies in an ability to get a hold of other people's information.

FREE Webinar - The Journal of Library Innovation

Submitted by Jaclyn_McKewan on Fri, 11/12/2010 - 11:02
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Join the Western NY Library Resources Council and the Journal of Library Innovation for a free webinar on November 18th! Learn why JOLI was developed, the roles of the editorial team, and the editorial & peer review processes. Learn more and register at http://bit.ly/d3HlF5