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The Archives in Alien: Isolation

I’m really enjoying exploring Sevastopol station in Alien: Isolation, or rather getting brief chances when the alien is out of sight…

Stumbling across the station’s archives was a treat as now working within archives myself it was interesting to see archives from a sci-fi perspective complete with digital mobile shelving in a circular room. 100 more words

Digital Heritage

When data becomes the business

The speaker roaster for IBM Insight 2014 looks impressive, and very “big data” oriented: Terry Jones – founder of Travelocity.com & Kayak.com and ex-CIO of Sabre, Netflix’ big data production House of Cards’s Frank Underwood – I mean, Kevin Spacey – and these are only the keynote speakers. 293 more words


Electronic Records Day

The Council of State Archivists (CoSA) declares October 10 to be Electronic Records Day.  This is a day to raise awareness among government agencies, related professional organizations, the general public, and other stakeholders about the crucial role electronic records play in our world.  603 more words


How Libraries Preserve E-books

Michael Kelley has published an article on Publishers Weekly ‘How Libraries Preserve E-books’, which picks up on many ideas previously discussed by this blog. Robert Wolven, associate university librarian for bibliographic services and collection development at Columbia University is quoted: … 120 more words