This session focused on ways in which data can be mined and used more effectively. Innovations discussed included annotation of content, free-tagging, geo-parsing, and the need to focus on content and taking technical debates into the realm of content provision where necessary.
This discussion focused on issues of intellectual property law, managing rights and licensing. Tom Morgan of the National Portrait Gallery began by talking about his experience of best practice within the heritage sector; Liam Earney of JISC Collections spoke about CASPER’s involvement with the RePRODUCE programme, and universities’ perceptions and problems with the idea of […]
Nick Poole is the CEO of Collections Trust, and has been involved in many issues to do with digitisation, including advising on digital strategy. He began by setting context, beginning with the manifesto Building Britain’s Future and various political issues – a new European Commission; a weak pound against the euro; a recessionary economy; a […]
This session focused on library purchasing during a time of economic recession. The speakers came from various stakeholder backgrounds – librarians, publishers, and users (researchers). Issues raised included how to deal with budget cuts, the rise of e-journals and what is preventing all readers from using them, the relationship between research and production, and the […]