How to Ask a Smart Question
By S. Snyder
You have to love an article that starts:
“I can almost guarantee that at some point in your education a teacher has stood before you and in a self-satisfied tone said, “There are no dumb questions in this class.” Well, he or she got it half-right. While there may be no dumb questions, some questions are clearly smarter than others. So what makes a question smart?”
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How To Ask Questions The Smart Way
by Eric Steven Raymond
This one is about protocols for technical questions but there’s a lot of overlap with all questions.
I’ve always felt that librarianship is so much more about questions than information so reading about questions for a change is useful for me..