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Reflections - Data, Data, Data

Since my last blog post, lectures have been in full swing and fast paced. About what? Data of course!

The lead up to this post has been about data – metadata. 492 more words


Syntactic synthesis

I believe that the greatest artist of our time is Alessandro Michele, the Creative Director of Gucci. Wanting to show my utmost respect, I used one of my drawings of him as my profile picture on Facebook. 383 more words


Linked in?

The past few weeks of DITA have been interestingly technical. We are so surrounded by computerised technology that it is easy to take for granted the code that underpins it. 740 more words


Key Performance Indicators

How does the Health Service check if the different regions and hospitals are performing to expectations, and if the state of the health system is improving (or not)? 452 more words


A cataloger's delight in description

When i’m describing
a calm washes over me
as if all is right in the world
order from chaos

and it never ends
that which requires depiction… 144 more words


Finding Aides

The most basic finding aide is an accession register. This would contain a description, the extent e.g is it in banker boxes, solander boxes etc and how much, what kinds of records can be expected and a description. 80 more words

Intellectual Control