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Learn to love the ebook

I have had a interesting relationship with eBooks, one that might look like this:

Yes, those are the five stages of grief. And, yes, I know that is kind of crazy if you think about how coming to accept something – say, ebooks – through the stages of grief is generally preceded by a death, in this case of books. 573 more words


The Curation of Content [Summary]

As defined by Wikipedia (2015), content curation is the process of collecting, organising and displaying information relevant to a particular topic or area of interest. It’s such a weird name to explain the simple act of sharing information on the internet (e.g. 310 more words

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What is a Trusted Content Management System?

Often when technology is involved, we think of a “system” as the hardware and software: as in a computer system. However, when the drafters of AIIM Recommended Practices -1 (section 5.3.3) and ISO 15801 used the term “Trusted System”, they had more in mind than just the technology driven definition. 322 more words


Review of Preserving Complex Digital Objects

Janet Delve and David Anderson (eds), Preserving Complex Digital Objects, London, Facet, 2014.

In Neil Grindley’s introduction to Preserving Complex Digital Objects he explains that it aims to set out what is currently understood about dealing with complex digital objects and offer a broad framework for starting to manage and address relevant issues. 1,653 more words


If you need to know more about your obligations (or your rights) when collecting, disclosing, holding or using personal information in Australia, check out my  10 more words


The Stats

I hate looking at the Stats on my WordPress dashboard. Not because I find them discouraging, but annoying. Taunting. I feel like it’s trying to quantify my worth. 254 more words

Common copyright myths explained


In Australia (and most other countries) there are no formal requirements for copyright protection. All you need to do is create an original work (a literary (book, blog post, shopping list), artistic (painting, doodle, photograph) musical or dramatic work) or a film, sound recording or sound or visual broadcast. 860 more words