January 18, 2022

New Issue of JISC Inform Features Interview with Harvard’s Robert Darnton About Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

Issue 33 (Spring 2012) of JISC Inform was released earlier today.

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Articles Include:

Digital Public Library of America
“Robert Darnton, director of the University Library at Harvard, explains his vision of the Digital Public Library of America”

The article also includes links to video of Darnton’s JISC/SCONUL Lecture in London on January 17, 2012 where he discussed the DPLA.

Part 1: Lecture

Part 2: Q&A

7 predictions for tech-enabled universities
Sarah Porter, head of innovation at JISC, shares her view of the future to help you think strategically

Ebooks for all
“A story for whatever chapter you’re on, from beginning ebooks to considering standards”

Making the most of the open web
“Tips to make your blog and research more discoverable from Brian Kelly, the UK Web Focus”

Open researcher
“Creative Futures research associate Jennifer Jones describes how working openly and collaboratively with new media enhances her research”

Linked data
“What it means, how it works, and why the principle could benefit your organisation”

Drilling down: opening up
JISC Inform speaks to the National Centre for Text Mining (NaCTeM)

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A PDF Version of the Complete Issue is Also Available

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.