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Re: Lots of my PDFs online

Great to have all these papers, congratulations and thanks to Gregory
Paul for taking the work of making them available to us for free!
(Is that Robert T. you referred Bakker? If he is, I wonder if he
uploaded all his papers in the same way, and even better, all the
Hunteria papers).

2010/11/16, Dr Ronald Orenstein <ron.orenstein@rogers.com>:
> Perhaps all of you already do this, but I find that one of the great
> advantages of getting PDFs is that they can be directly linked to
> bibliographic software (I use EndNote). That way, no more hunting around for
> a paper I need - just search my endnote library, a few clicks, and the paper
> is onscreen.
> Ronald Orenstein
> 1825 Shady Creek Court
> Mississauga, ON
> Canada L5L 3W2
> On 2010-11-16, at 4:25 PM, Dann Pigdon <dannj@alphalink.com.au> wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 17th, 2010 at 4:02 AM, GSP1954@aol.com wrote:
>>> Due to the valiant efforts of Robert T most of my papers are available as
>>> PDFs at www.gspauldino.com in the CV section. We'll get the rest of the
>>> suckers up there in fairly short order.
>>> And to imagine, once upon a time people actually sent one another things
>>> called post cards requesting reprints, and we sent hard copies in reply
>>> when
>>> we sometimes got around to it. A primitive era indeed.
>> Back in the early 90s I used to exchange photocopied papers with people
>> all over the world
>> (Australian journals could be hard to get in other countries back then -
>> some probably still are). I
>> quite looked forward to receiving parcels in the mail from 'exotic'
>> destinations, with a sense of
>> expectation that lasted for days (sometimes weeks), and the additional
>> reward of interesting
>> stamps and hand-addressed envelopes that came from an actual person (who
>> no doubt waited in
>> anticipation for my parcel to arrive to them).
>> Waiting a few seconds for a PDF to download is certainly convenient, but
>> just isn't quite as
>> satisfying. At least in the days of dial-up you got to wait a few minutes,
>> with a minor celebration if
>> the download completed successfully. :-)
>> --
>> _____________________________________________________________
>> Dann Pigdon
>> Spatial Data Analyst               Australian Dinosaurs
>> Melbourne, Australia               http://home.alphalink.com.au/~dannj
>> _____________________________________________________________