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Jacoby Ellsbury was a very good and important player on some awesomely successful Red Sox teams. That should go without saying. But it doesn’t. It seems to me that has often been overlooked around here, perhaps because of those frustrating and lengthy in-season absences, and to a smaller degree because of his dastardly destination upon departure over the winter.
Chad Finn

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Searching high and low for The Journal of Bisexuality

I don’t think this is a case of libraries not collecting this journal because of subject matter at all. I think this is a more practical money issue. In both academic libraries I worked in, if a journal was in one of our major databases we did not buy a subscription to it, even if it did have an embargo period. Our reasoning was that interlibrary loan, even if we had to pay for the article, was cheaper than subscribing to a journal that we had back issues of in a database.

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Recently, I was looking for a copy of the Jan-March 2014 issue of The Journal of Bisexuality. I couldn’t access it online through my local university because of a database embargo (basically, the publisher won’t release it electronically until 18 months after…

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animalstalkinginallcaps:

Anywhere I want? 
AS LONG AS IT’S NOT INSIDE A HOUSE IT’S FAIR GAME. THAT’S HOW I’VE COME TO UNDERSTAND IT.
What about cleanup?
NOT YOUR CONCERN. SOMEONE COMES ALONG WITH A BAG. 
You’re kidding.
I KNOW, IT SOUNDS CRAZY, BUT I SWEAR IT’S TRUE.

animalstalkinginallcaps:

Anywhere I want? 

AS LONG AS IT’S NOT INSIDE A HOUSE IT’S FAIR GAME. THAT’S HOW I’VE COME TO UNDERSTAND IT.

What about cleanup?

NOT YOUR CONCERN. SOMEONE COMES ALONG WITH A BAG. 

You’re kidding.

I KNOW, IT SOUNDS CRAZY, BUT I SWEAR IT’S TRUE.