Author Archives: Brenda Ellis

Friday Links, Feb. 8, 2013

Worldometers: Real Time World Indicators
Watch the numbers change. Everything from current world population, CO2 emissions, to blog posts written today (hope they caught this one).  Strange, but no mention of the number of McDonald’s burgers sold?

The new library of Babel? Borges, digitisation and the myth of a universal library, by Christopher Rowe.  via First Monday.

New Version of the American FactFinder (Census data)

“The legacy version of American FactFinder will no longer be available as of Jan. 20. Nearly all of the data from the older version has now been uploaded to the new American FactFinder website, including previous years of American Community Survey estimates and data from the Economic Census and other business surveys.”  See the press release for more info and links to tutorials for the new version as well as announcements of other recent publications.

Author citations on Google Scholar

Google Scholar now has a feature for authors to track their citations and create their own author profile.  See the Google Scholar Citations Open To All post about it on the Google Scholar Blog for details.  Or just click on the “My Citations” link on Google Scholar in the upper right corner to get started.