Our digital age is not the discoverer of scanning technology, though it is in the process of discovering how to do mass scanning, at least of flat objects. On a recent visit to the Victoria and Albert Museum in London (one of our Partners), Jennifer Schaffner and I discussed the museum’s digitisation plans with Doug Dodds, Head of Central Services.
That hold and rest. The clavicle is the first bone to begin ossifying and the last to finish: a long bone, hard, and without marrow.
The official title of Session 102 was We’re Not the Destination, We’re the Journey: Revealing Archival Collections at the Web’s Surface. If you attended this session or don’t want to read through the details, you can skip to the end and just read my thoughts on this session . California Digital Library
The Guardian newspaper in the UK has today published an education supplement devoted to JISC’s ‘Libraries of the Future’ theme.
Our friends at UC Berkeley reminded me that I was going to blog about the talk that Richard Ovenden (Keeper of Special Collections at the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford) gave for the CURL Research Support Task Force. I did not attend the talk, but my colleagues Jennifer and John did.
If one is searching for a good explanation about why the Internet should not be considered the replacement for libraries, you don’t need to look beyond Mark Y.