Category: Library – General

The Idea of the "Universal Library," Open to All...

by on May 1, 2016 12:09 pm
…please see: In the Name of Humanity by Balázs Bodó (He was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society (CIS) in 2006-2007 and a Fellow at CIS between 2006 and 2012) From the article: The total archive is already here, … hidden in the shadows and run by pirates. [Emphasis added.] … The exact limits… Read more The Idea of the "Universal Library," Open to All...

"Reimagining Libraries In The Digital Era: Lessons From Data Mining The Internet Archive" ...

by on March 31, 2016 11:23 am
…a thoughtful Forbes / Tech posting by Kalev H. Leetaru from earlier this month (19 March 2016): Some excerpts: [P]erhaps the future of libraries lies in a return to their roots, not as museums of physical artifacts for rental, but as conveners of information and those who can understand and translate that information to the needs… Read more "Reimagining Libraries In The Digital Era: Lessons From Data Mining The Internet Archive" ...

Recent Working Paper: "The Digital Future of the Oldest Information Profession"

by on March 4, 2016 4:06 pm
On the Social Science Research Network (SSRN), posted earlier this year, is: The Digital Future of the Oldest Information Profession January 17, 2016 by Ray Worthy Campbell, Peking University School of Transnational Law From the abstract: Law may not be the oldest profession, but it was likely the first profession to exist as an information… Read more Recent Working Paper: "The Digital Future of the Oldest Information Profession"