Category Archive: digitisation

Apr 05

Digital Content Seminar – Wed 26th March 2014

I am convenor of the Public Libraries Victoria Network – ICT Special Interest Group and get to meet with other ICT and Web librarians in Victorian public libraries on a regular basis. I also get to organise and attend events like this one, which give Victorian public librarians a chance to showcase what they are …

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Feb 10

VALA2014 – Concurrent Session 13 – Engaging Culture

Engaging exclusion: what’s next for Australia’s digital future – Brendan Fitzgerald – Infoxchange Infoxchange is 25 years old and have staff of 80 in Melbourne, Brisbane and Wellington. Work with other organisations for IT needs. Technology for social justice. Through digital inclusion they work one on one clients. Objectives are to increase digital inclusion, raise …

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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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Feb 14

Mackenzie Wark – VALA2010 Day 3 Closing Plenary

McKenzie Wark – Eugene Lang College and the New School for Social Research New York – The Networked Book Developed his book Gamer Theory with interaction with kids, teens, parents, librarians and professionals in the gaming industry. Many books are being developed this way, using the power of Web 2.0, but it is not appropriate …

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Feb 14

Fireside Chat with Roy Tennant – VALA2010 Day 3 Plenary

Roy Tennant was joined by Bart Rutherford, Heather Crosby, Carol Tenopir, Teula Morgan, Jane Burke and Ingrid Mason to discuss the future of published content. Implications of ebooks and other online content for libraries? Continuation of process at libraries,which are becoming more digitised, The main difference is that our books are not coming to us …

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Nov 13

VALA-CAVAL Anniversary Series 2008

Ive been so busy of late, more on that later, however, I have had the pleasure of being able to liveblog guest speakers Karen Schneider and Lizanne Payne, visiting us for the 30th Anniversary of VALA and CAVAL, with the theme of 30 years of Looking Ahead. Karens talk was entitled Open – looking at …

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Sep 02

ALIA Dreaming 08 – Plenary – Martin Nakata

Towards guidelines and practices in Australian indigenous digital collections – Professor Martin Nakata Wow, here I am live blogging the conference, using ScribeFire for Firefox and wi-fi at the Alices Springs Convention Centre. So sit back and enjoy the conference through mylimited eyes. Papers will be available on the conference website – http://www.alia2008.com/ So here …

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Apr 07

Digitisation – notes from a Masterclass

Early last week I was flown to Sydney to conduct the first day of a 2 day Masterclass – Revolutionising Library Management for the Ark Group. My topic was Web 2.0 in Libraries and my thanks go to our hosts and our committed, enthusiastic and knowledgeable group of participants for an informative day for me …

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