Category: Library – General

Post of Interest: "Working Toward Universal Transparency"

by on May 14, 2016 1:19 pm
Working Toward Universal Transparency   Posted On May 10, 2016 by Nancy K. Herther Some excerpts of note: … Research is providing insights on the [multiple beneficial] impacts that transparency can have. … In the area of open data, research is finding that ‘government and public entities are sharing data on the Internet at an… Read more Post of Interest: "Working Toward Universal Transparency"

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" ...