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Entries from July 2006

10 Ideas I Found in ‘Ambient Findability’

July 3rd, 2006 · 3 Comments · Archives Access Systems, Collective Memory, Web 2.0

On the plane ride to and from the ACA 2006 conference in St.John’s, Newfoundland I finally got a chance to read Peter Morville’s much lauded book Ambient Findability (O’Reilly, 2005). In this book, Morville studies the latest Web trends and technologies from the perspective of findability, which he defines as the “the degree to which [...]

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ACA 2006

July 3rd, 2006 · Comments Off · Meetings & Presentations

I have just returned from delivering a presentation on ‘Web 2.0 and Archives Access Systems’ at the Association of Canadian Archivists, 2006 annual conference in St.John’s, Newfoundland. I was expecting some objections to the ideas that I was putting forth on the basis of protecting professional standards, preserving authentic context or budget priorities. However, my [...]

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