Author Archives: Dicky

Video from the Oxford debate is now on the website

Videos of the presentations at the recent Libraries of the Future debate held in Oxford last week are now live on the JISC libraries of the future web site <http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/campaigns/librariesofthefuture/debate.aspx>. This event has generated tremendous feedback and discussion and I hope that this continues. Other activities are planned to support the debate and I would … Read more

Information Literacy “Sans Frontieres”

Information Literacy “Sans Frontieres” We asked Peter Godwin to write about information literacy (IL) a topic that will be discussed at the Libraries of the future Bodleian debate on April 2nd 2009 LOFT09. Peter highlights that ‘The disaggregation of information or the content being out of the container challenges us to make sense of what … Read more

Ithaka’s 2006 Studies of Key Stakeholders in the Digital Transformation in Higher Education

The Schonfeld and Housewright (2008) report is published by Ithaka, analogous with ‘accelerating the productive uses of information technologies’, which may ring alarm bells with ‘electrophobes’ and those agnostic to the notion of an increasingly electronic environment. However such readers need not look away now; this is not a ‘sales pitch’ eulogising the magic Information … Read more