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Everything I've written about metadata

Breaking Things

I had a discussion on Twitter this morning about cataloguing, and the consequences of devaluing and unseeing the labour of...

Identify. Not too much. Mostly collections.

This week I’ve been using one of the tools I learned about at VALA Tech Camp to clean up...

Burn it all down

Imagine a colleague. She’s been hardworking, loyal and dependable her whole working life. Unfortunately, other than a late-career attempt...

Open Platforms and the Anti-Fragile Library

Earlier this week I gave a short talk for IFLA's New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations webinar...