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This Tomato Tart Is So Easy, I Can Tell You How to Make It Over the Phone

By Emily Schultz<p>And I have. Many times.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down.</i><p>The funny thing about working at a food magazine is that everyone you know starts to think of you as their personal food concierge. At around 4:45 p.m. …

Baking

Who Gets to Decide What Belongs in the ‘Canon’?

Sometimes, it’s not enough to love something. You have to take that thing — album, author, song, movie, show — and do more than love it. It needs to be placed beyond mere love. You need to take that thing, wrap it in plastic or put it on a pedestal. You need to dome it under a force field so that …

University Futures, Library Futures

OCLC Research is pleased to be collaborating with Ithaka S+R on a project examining the impact of increased institutional differentiation in …

Higher Education

A Critical Take on OER Practices: Interrogating Commercialization, Colonialism, and Content

Photo by Flickr user arbyreed (CC BY NC 2.0)<b>In Brief</b> Both Open Educational Resources (OER) and Open Access (OA) are becoming more central to many …

Bodleian Libraries' Residency

This past October and November I spent four weeks in Oxford, England as the Bodleian Libraries' inaugural Printer-in-Residence. The residency was …

SCUP's Trends for Higher Education

Trends for Higher Education<p>From demographics and social change to politics and technology, many trends impact higher education. <b>SCUP’s bi-annual</b> …

This Fall-Off-the-Bone Chicken Recipe Is Better Than Any Rotisserie Bird

By Adam Rapoport<p>Bonus: You can run errands while it cooks.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the slow roasted chicken recipe that editor in chief Adam Rapoport just couldn't live without.</i><p>A simple roast chicken …

Cooking

Congratulations, You’re “Busy”

Want a cookie?<p>I remember the 16-hour college days pretty well.<p>2–3 classes, 2 jobs, clubs, trips to the gym a few times a week and then partying on …

Why Insidious Racism is Much Harder to Navigate

When I was four, I turned to my mum and asked her when I would turn white, because all the good people on TV were white, and all the villains were …

Here Are All The Ways That Work Is Evolving, Are You And Your Organization Ready?

Every aspect of work is evolving, and staying on top of changes is key for future growth.<p>There's no doubt that work is changing--how we do it, where we do it, and what we do is different now than it was just a decade ago. In order to attract the best employees and stay current with trends and …

The Public Library of 2027

The libraries of the future will be very different— and yet, their original charm will remain much the same.<p>I’m an avid user of public libraries. …

My Sammelband has Frisket-Bite: A Short Glossary of Delightful Library Terms

Two weeks ago I asked Twitter if anyone had favourite obscure and/or delightful library or archival words. Here are some of the best</b> …

The 37 Best Websites to Learn Something New

Forget overpriced schools, long days in a crowded classroom, and pitifully poor results. These websites and apps cover myriads of science, art, and …

Hesperus Arts -- Mapping Canada's Indian Residential Schools

This is one of the most interesting yet disturbing projects that I've done. I was hired in the spring of 2017 to map the 140 Indian Residential …

When ‘Good Writing’ Means ‘White Writing’

We do students of color a disservice by imposing the style of an overwhelmingly white canonPhoto by JBTeaching a writing course every semester …

Guest Post — Academics and Copyright Ownership: Ignorant, Confused or Misled?

Elizabeth Gadd takes a look at the contradictions between scholarly culture and copyright culture, and the cognitive dissonance created.The post …

Government should expand student placements into social sector

Employment and Social Development Canada is spending $73 million over the next four years to create 10,000 paid work-placements for university, …

Canadian News

Universities unite against the academic black market

On the TV show <i>Suits</i>, Mike Ross’s character charges a hefty fee to students to take the LSAT (law school admission test) for them. Ross has a stellar …

Slow-Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

Although chicken tikka is traditionally cooked in a tandoor, here we have adapted it for the slow cooker with excellent results. Because you put together the spice mixture and marinate the chicken the night before, you have little work the next day except for turning on the slow cooker. (If you …

Southwest Road Trip of a Lifetime

Sedona<p>Although Sedona is best known (and frequently lampooned) for its spiritual vibe, it’s not as if the town, with its galleries, upscale …

National Parks

Why Your Job is Becoming Impossible to Do: The Tragedy of Well-Intentioned Organizational Overload

As the old saying goes, "the road to hell is paved with good intentions." Consider the onslaught of cognitive overload that so many of us contend …

Get Ideas Out of Your Head & Into the World

__________________________________________________________________<p>“How would you feel if you were judged by the worst thing you had ever done?”<p>This …

9 Reasons Humility Is the Key Ingredient to Exceptional Leadership

Real leaders tell you how great their teams are. Posers tell you how great they are.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The people we admire and feel most inspired to follow are those who do not have a need to showboat their accomplishments or convince others of their …

Here’s What College Advisors Wish the Tools Built for Them Would Really Do

Even in the age of online lectures and digital courseware, college advising has remained relatively low-tech: sketching out degree plans with a …

Author of 'Disrupt This!' discusses role of technology in higher education

Don't let the subtitle of <i>Disrupt This!</i> -- "MOOCs and the Promises of Technology" -- fool you. Yes, massive open online courses have already come and …

11 Personality Traits That Could Derail Your Career

When considering what it takes to succeed at work, we often focus on innate strengths: high intelligence, the ability to learn, the ambition to achieve, and the social skills to develop strong relationships. But these characteristics always coexist with weaknesses—aspects of personality that might …

The Sexiest Books You'll Ever Have The Pleasure Of Reading

A few years ago, people around the world were completely incapacitated by a literary phenomenon. I saw rows of mothers reading the book in chaise …

Books

7 Skills Managers Will Need In 2025

As you plan your management career years from now, here are the skills you’ll need to succeed.<p>We all know that the work landscape is changing. The jobs that will be in demand are shifting as more are automated by artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robots. Teams are becoming more …