Building on some work by Owen Stephens, Roy has created a list of library APIs, or APIs of potential interest to library applications. It is in early stages and he welcomes suggestions for addition.
The technology career ladder
Library leaders should be drawn from across the organization. Any idea that technology leaders are overly specialised or too distant from general library work is outmoded and counter-productive.
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Presentation: Two Metadata Directions
The presentation Two Metadata Directions looked at metadata trends, including entification and pluralization. Here are the slides, video and a link to a fuller discussion.
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Two metadata directions
Metadata practice continues to evolve as research and cultural practices diversify. After a brief environmental view, I discuss two important metadata trends here: entification and pluralization.
Lorcan 16 min read