Category Archive: semantic web

Feb 09

Apps and applications – Concurrent Session 12 – VALA 2012

QR codes: do they provide the missing link between the physical and the digital? – Tristan Badham Received the VALA Travel Scholarship to see how QR codes were being used in libraries, their implementation, reception from users and staff, further ideas etc. QR codes are 2 dimensional barcode when scanned by a mobile device, you …

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Feb 08

The informatics transform: re-engineering libraries for the Data Decade – Liz Lyon

Data is a the new oil – Andres Weigend – Stanford. There is millions of pieces of data being collected every hour of every day. Data on every corner of the world is being collected. One of the last areas of global mapping is the oceans, but even now they have robotic vessels covered in …

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Feb 08

Linked data: weaving the web of libraries, museums and archives – Eric Miller

The web is the most successful commerce and communication platform every conceived. It has become so pervasive in such a short time – no other technology has been as pervasive or as universal. It has quickly become one of the most pervasive data management and integration platforms ever imagined. And no-one owns it. It has …

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Jan 30

Information Online 2007 – Day 1 First session.

Well here I am in Sydney attending one of Australia’s premier library conferences, the Information Online conference 2007. It was a big day today, with 3 keynotes as well as other sessions. I will do my best to summarise here, what I have taken in lots of written notes. And to save everyone eye strain, …

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