Wherein a UVA alum ScholComm Librarian conjures the spirit of Thomas Jefferson in an entertaining attempt to instigate an Epic Linked Open Data and Open Access Rap Battle with Lin-Manuel Miranda. #bringitlin-manuel #wahoowa #whitemen_can’t_rap #willtherealCharlottesvillepleasestandup
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A Political Statement by the Dude who Discovered the First Gospel. Now that I have a large online audience, in anticipation of future media questions about my politics, I’d like to set the record straight right up front in writing. Please see my full statement at LODLIB-7: doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3975082
Systemic and institutional racism is an enormous problem in academic publishing, and this thoroughly infects libraries as well. Charlotte Roh’s 2018 CARL presentation and accompanying slides should be mandatory reading in this regard, and her citations lead out to lots of other important and relevant scholarly articles and reports. So if you haven’t read Roh’s work, please stop and do so now.
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