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We measure what we value... We value what we measure...

Over the past 7 months, I’ve spent a fair amount of time engaging in dialog and reflecting on the state of LIS education, and have been left with more questions than answers. 236 more words


The Reluctant Rebel: Gemma's Story, Part One

HA note: The author’s name has been changed to ensure anonymity. “Gemma” is a pseudonym specifically chosen by the author.

Part 1: Why I Went… 615 more words


Welcome, Dr. Erica Holmes

It was an honor for me to attend a welcome reception on Monday for Dr. Erica Holmes,
our new Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Services. 275 more words

CCSF Critic’s Biased, Deeply Flawed Argument

The following post by Richard B. Simon, Professor of English at City College of San Francisco, appeared initially on the Forum Blog of the California Part-Time Faculty Association (CPFA) 1,427 more words


UHMS Accreditation for Free-Standing Hyperbaric Clinics: What is the benefit?

Is it a goal of your free-standing hyperbaric clinic to achieve UHMS Accreditation? If not, your facility is missing a huge opportunity. Having UHMS Accreditation sends the message to referring physicians, regulatory and insurance companies, patients, and your local community that meeting a national standard of high quality health care is your clinic’s #1 priority. 401 more words


A warmed-over MCSE program is no pinnacle

Apparently the head of certifications at Microsoft (Tim Sneath) has said that Microsoft is going to make the MCSE exams “harder for everyone” by introducing new types of questions for which answers are harder to memorize. 694 more words


How Pre-Assessment Beneficial for ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation

In several cases, the laboratory might request a pre assessment, or internal assessment of its ISO/IEC 17025 laboratory management system, before the accreditation assessment. This offers the accreditation body a chance to spot, in advance, any weaknesses which will exist within the laboratory management system. 149 more words