Information Bias in Library Catalogs
Sanford Berman (see preceding News and Comment piece) has been working tirelessly for years to improve the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) and keep the subject headings and classification system up to date. As mentioned in his article, Berman points out a subtle bias that is created because library catalogs do not truly represent …
Notable Articles About The Creation Of CSICop And Skeptical Inquirer
Susan Gerbic, founder of the Guerilla Skeptics on Wikipedia Project, contacted CSI to provide pictures and other information for an update to the Wikipedia article about Skeptical Inquirer. Several of us were involved in making content available for this endeavor, and Kendrick Frazier, the magazine’s editor, created a bibliography of important articles concerning the origin …
In-Memoriam Segment from CSICon 2016
Notable skeptics were remembered for their deeds in a short presentation shown during the conference.
A ‘Nickell’ for Your Thoughts: A Conversation with Joe Nickell
What, in a given instance, causes people to think they are experiencing spirits? The debunkers—with their smarter-than-them attitude—speak only to their fellow doubters. They would apparently rather be right than effective.
Notable Articles about the Creation of CSICOP and Skeptical Inquirer
A collection of early articles about CSICOP, compiled for our readers.
The Searchers Trilogy By Chet Williamson
Review of City of Iron, Empire of Dust, and Siege of Stone