Presentations: Collection directions, pandemic effects, Belgium, Italy

Presentations: Collection directions, pandemic effects, Belgium, Italy

I presented updated versions of a presentation on libraries and pandemic effects and some implications for library collections recently. Each was delivered remotely, one to an event in Ostende, Belgium, and one to Milan, Italy, as unfortunately we have not yet returned to professional travel.

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Presentation: Two Metadata Directions

Presentation: Two Metadata Directions

Here are some materials from my recent presentation on Two Metadata Directions, including slides, video and a link to a fuller discussion.

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Two metadata directions

Two metadata directions

Metadata practice is evolving. I discuss two important trends here: entification and pluralization.

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Systems
Working with Ghost: a review

Working with Ghost: a review

This site is built with Ghost and the Krabi template. I use it for blogging and as a professional home on the web. Why Ghost? Here are some initial thoughts. Ask me again in a year's time ...

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A new web presence: transitions and towers

A new web presence: transitions and towers

This is a new web presence for Lorcan Dempsey! My goal is to provide a contact point and to bring together various elements of my work, writing and career. In part I am influenced by the decentralizing impulse to control your own archive.

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Presentation: College, consortium, collaboration, collective collection

Presentation: College, consortium, collaboration, collective collection

Constance Malpas and I gave a presentation to the Boston Library Consortium Board of Directors about the dynamics of library collaboration in consortia. It talks about collective collections as an example.

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Presentation: The RLUK Digital Shift Forum

Presentation: The RLUK Digital Shift Forum

I was pleased to inaugurate the RLUK Digital Shift Forum, with a presentation on Pandemic effects and collection directions. I was especially pleased to be kindly introduced by my longstanding colleague Robin Green, University Librarian at Warwick University, and current chair of RLUK.

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Collection directions accelerated? Pandemic effects.

Collection directions accelerated? Pandemic effects.

Over the past few years I have been talking about three systemic ways in which collections, broadly understood, are evolving in a network environment. They are: the collective collection, the facilitated collection, and the inside-out collection.

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