Special Collections at Toronto Public Library

I was in Toronto a couple weeks back for a conference, and was so lucky to be able to visit the Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation, and Fantasy at the the Toronto Public Library — so of course I filmed it (in 4k HD, no less!). The biggest thanks to Sephora Hosein & Kim Hull of TPL for sitting and chatting with me, and letting me come into the archives and capture some amazing footage of amazing materials.

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Paywall: The Business of Scholarship (annotated + commentary)

(Note: this was screened on October 29th. To view the running chat, click here view this video at YouTube itself.)

Hey everyone! This movie came out last month and I loved it a lot because it gives some important details on why paywalls exist, and what some of the alternatives to them are! AND SINCE YOUTUBE PREMIERES IS NOW A THING, I wanted to give folks a chance to ask questions and get them answered! So I added some annotations to make it more understandable for laypeople, as well as contact info for EVERY.SINGLE.INTERVIEWEE so you can ask them questions, too.

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8 College Tips I wish someone had told me when I started!

Starting university? Don’t want to freak out? This is the video for you! Now that I’m starting my last term of my masters, I wanted to share a bunch of things that I wish someone had told me back when I first started my undergrad. They’ll save you time, money, and heartache, and make sure that at the end of it all you’ll have something positive to show for it!

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