Submit a proposal quick, you only have 2 more days. Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment, in Charlottesville VA, September 25-27. Charlottesville is probably quite lovely in September, so I’m probably going to submit a proposal. Besides, they only require a 500-word abstract. I can barely clear my throat in 500 words; I’ll knock that sucker off today.

Microsoft Scholar just doesn’t portmanteau as well as Schoogle

Challenging Google, Microsoft Unveils a Search Tool for Online Scholarly Articles, from the Chronicle Microsoft is introducing a new search tool today that will help people find scholarly articles online. … The new free search tool, which should work on most browsers, is called Windows Live Academic Search. For now, it includes eight million articles from only a few disciplines — computer science, electrical engineering, and physics. … Among the.. Read More