Category Archives: Professional ethos & Goals

Digitisation, crowd-sourcing and access – information in the Digital Age.

This week we have been asked to reflect on digitisation and digital humanities.  The timing couldn’t be better because as luck would have it, we were fortunate enough to have a fantastic lecture yesterday (03 April 2013) from Hugh Murphy … Continue reading

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Changing the perception of the library

When the library at Alexandria was built over 2300 years ago, it was designed to show off the wealth of Egypt.  Its purpose, as far as scholars can establish, was to collate all the knowledge of the world.   Being … Continue reading

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Changing environments, changing practice

This week I’m considering the changing environment in which LIPs (that’s Library and Information Professionals, in case you were wondering) find themselves.   LIPs is an appropriate acronym to use because lips are used to communicate, to share information, to … Continue reading

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