Category Archive: archives

Sep 19

ALIA Biennial Conference Day 1

I was fortunate enough to attend and present at the first day of the ALIA Biennial Conference 2014 in Melbourne. Here are my notes from the sessions I attended (all good stuff).  I will get my presentation up here soon as well. British Library in a globalised world – Roly Keating: Chief Execuitve of British …

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Feb 09

Guinness Archive: unlocking the potential of an iconic global brand – Eibhlin Roche

Working as an archivist in a business, specifically in a brand environment. Guinness Archive framework– digitisations, dissemination of information, types of users and their needs, accessibility to information, intellectual property, cataloguing prioritisation and copyright. Background: was founded on New Year’s Eve 1759, by a young brewer signed a 9000 year lease. It is brewed in …

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Sep 02

ALIA Dreaming 08 – Weds PM Concurrent Session – Edgar Crook

Web archiving in a Web 2.0 world – Edgar Crook – NLA NLA has 3 main methodologies for web archiving. Pandora Archive has developed a world class archive of Australian websites, using PANDA, their digital archiving system. PANDA is a distributed system, so their partners can also use it. Other international library archiving systems are …

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Sep 02

ALIA Dreaming 08 – PM Concurrent Sessions – Jason M Gibson

Unpacking the indigenous knowledge centre concept – Jason M Gibson Idea of a national indigenous knowledge centre was flagged at the 20/20 summit, with the idea of regional centres in support was favourably supported. Inspiration has come from Mexico and other countries. Suspicion has been aroused by these centres as they seem to appear in …

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Feb 13

Information Online 2007 – Day 3 – Session 2

I was getting tired by now at the conference, like I am now with these writeups, so the notes are getting briefer – hang in there with me now! Shauna Hicks from the Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV) spoke on “Archives in the 2st century”. In the new PROV reading room, each desk has …

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