Reading this Week

NASA on “Comets in Ancient Cultures”:

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/deepimpact/media/f_ancient.html

Music reporting no longer talks about music:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/03/18/music-criticism-has-degenerated-into-lifestyle-reporting.html

Corporate culture, politics, and the archives/records world:

http://nixonara.wordpress.com/2014/02/26/color-palettes-archives-and-records/

Inaccurate information attached to online photos:

http://www.librarian.net/stax/4264/why-sourcing-photos-matters-how-misattribution-is-amplified-on-the-web/

“Busyness is a virtue, so people are terrified of hearing they may have empty time. It’s like being told that you’re obsolete.”:

http://www.slate.com/articles/double_x/doublex/2014/03/brigid_schulte_s_overwhelmed_and_our_epidemic_of_busyness.html

Summary of a longer article behind a subscriber wall, that women cite their own work less than men in academic writing:

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/39450/title/Self-Citation-Gender-Gap/

Verification and the autographs/memorabilia market:

http://www.dallasobserver.com/2014-03-27/news/autograph-industry-experts-wrong/full/

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