Monthly Archives: January 2012

Star Wars Knights of the Graphically Glitchy Republic

After several hours of installation and the most annoying long account sign up package imaginable, I finally tried Star Wars The Old Republic. I feared I’d never get out of the numerous cutscenes and to actual gameplay, but as you … Continue reading

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Time’s 25 Best Blogs of 2011

While you wait for scintillating D.O.A. posts, you might wish to try out some new blogs as well. I have a great set of varied blogs on my sidebar bloglist, but for even more blogs, check out: Time Magazine’s 25 … Continue reading

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Rory’s Story Cubes

I love games of all types, especially games that stimulate the imagination. Perusing the ever intriguing games section at Barnes & Noble I found Rory’s Story Cubes. They come in a sweet little box that opens like a treasure chest. … Continue reading

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Wishes for 2012

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DOA’s Reference Services Thoughts via Wayback Machine (2005)

I wrote this waaay back in 2005 in response to a call for what we needed to improve in the interest of the “future of reference services”. I edited out a few specific references to my library, but dang, I … Continue reading

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