AboutThis blog is mainly about the history of science. I am Gustav Holmberg, a historian of science at the Research Policy Institute, Lund university, Sweden. My blog in Swedish. I enjoy photography.
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Another language-related problem, with solution: Having got Zotero to output non-capitalized book-chapters using the Chicago style, another problem was that the output was Author Name, “Book chapter title”, in Book title, the English word “in” of course should be the … Continue reading
I don’t want references to Swedish articles capitalized in Chicago full note style, and found this workaround. You simply enter “sv” in the language field in the item.
Decommissioning large facilities can be very different from site to site. Some are of course unplanned but there’s also the opposite: decommissiong is planned well in advance. One case is the observatories atop Mauna Kea, involving several countries, a mix … Continue reading
I have been given an opportunity to spend some time during the coming months studying the politics and practice of shutting down large-scale scientific facilities. The topic has been in the back of my head or kept in the desk … Continue reading
Installed the latest versions of Zotero plugins (Firefox plugin + Microsoft Word plugin). Like before, integration was broken, probably because I’m using a Swedish version of Microsoft Word; the solution still works.
Will Thomas writes about the “deleterious side-effects to blogging activity”, triggered in part because it seems to be the case that “you can just put up a reasonably well-informed post about something, and suddenly you become an authority”. His case … Continue reading
Rebekah Higgitt has an interesting post on popular books in the history of science over at Whewell’s Ghost, the new group blog written in collaboration with some other HPS people. Having enjoyed following her twittter and retroblogging, this is definitely … Continue reading
My review of David Aubin, Charlotte Bigg, and H. Otto Sibum eds., The Heavens on Earth: Observatories and Astronomy in Nineteenth-Century Science and Culture (Durham: Duke University Press, 2010) has just been published: Science 3 september 2010 vol 329, 1150.
The latest plugins were automatically installed in Firefox which broke Zotero-Word integration. This has happened before. Fortunately, the solution worked this time as well.