Author Archives: Carrie Dunn

Libraries of the Future – session 2

Perspective: commercial sector – Santiago de la Mora (Google) Google’s mission is to organise the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.  It sounds grandiose, but that is the underlying theme of our products.  We started with the internet because the content was already online. The big challenge is bringing offline content online … Read more

Libraries of the Future – session 1

After a ten-minute delay, Vincent Gillespie welcomed the fashionably late delegates to the afternoon’s conference, What is the library of the future?  Not only are there attendees present at the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre in Oxford, but also in Second Life; and coverage of the day is available via this blog and Twitter. He handed … Read more

JISC conference – closing keynote speech, Angela Beesley

Angela Beesley, vice-president community relations and co-founder, Wikia; chair of Wikimedia Foundation Advisory Board A wiki is a website that you can edit – a simple definition.  They’re not new, but although they’ve only reached consciousness in the past couple of years, they first went online in 1995.  It’s a quick way to collaborate with … Read more