Links Roundup #15

Academic Workflows ProfHacker has an interesting example in Digital Workflows for the Archive.  Post is by a researcher who works a lot with manuscripts in archives, and describes the tools he uses (including Turboscan, Dropbox, IKeyboard (now TacType), Byword, and … Continue reading

Year for Productivity Session 23: Productive Meetings; or, Oh, No, Not Another %$*&%^& Meeting!

Most people at least profess to hate meetings.  They do, however, seem to be a necessary evil at this point, and they are a more confusing topic than ever, given that now, besides the traditional kinds of meetings, we now … Continue reading

Links Roundup #14

Academic Blogging Since my last post was on academic blogging, the post A New Science Blogging Scandal:  Deja Vu All Over Again from the Scholarly Kitchen blog points to a problem I did not have room to cover, the difficulties … Continue reading

Year for Productivity Session 21: Blogs – Their Care and Feeding

Blogs are an enormous topic, in part because there are an enormous number of them – including this one, which makes this topic very meta.  The focus here is, of course, blogs as personal knowledge management tools and on their … Continue reading

Links Roundup #13

Lucky 13!  Yes, this is actually the 13th Links Roundup Post.  Yee-ha!   The Awesomest 7-Year Postdoc or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Tenure-Track Faculty Life. A really great post on work-life balance for academics.  Lengthy, … Continue reading