Tag Archive: rage

Smash all the Gates, Part 2: Professional Silenc*

Like the zero in mathematics, silence is an absence with a function. -Cheryl Glenn, The Rhetoric of Silence Silence always has meaning. That’s the main idea behind Cheryl Glenn’s rhetoric of silence, which… Continue reading

Smashing the Gates of Academic Discourse: Part 1

Can you just show them the databases?  This is a phrase I’ve heard a lot as an instruction librarian. I’ve thought about it, and the answer is no.  I cannot just show them… Continue reading

A Dear John Letter to the Standards

Dear Standards, I will never forget the day we met, in one of my favorite library school classes.  You were a little standoffish, a little cold.  It took some time to really get… Continue reading