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The blue sky between the clouds: on making library metadata open

The title for this post is inspired by this image, taken en route back from (wet) Birmingham to (dry) Aberdeen following the event outlined below. 590 more words


Open Standards Consultation and Open Data Standards Challenges

Take a look around you… see that plug socket? If you’re in the UK, it should conform to British Standard BS1363 (you can read the spec… 1,153 more words


Embedding the principles: Our approach to guidance materials and workshops (so far)

update from Joy Palmer

Over the last couple of months we’ve been meeting regularly to firm up our approaches for the case studies and supporting guidance materials (‘we’ being me, David Kay, Owen Stephens, Jane Stevenson, Adrian Stevenson, Diana Massam, and more recently Ed Bremner from UKOLN). 1,077 more words


The Case for Discovery - reflections on a presentation to RLUK members

David Kay – david.kay@sero.co.uk – 27 November 2011

I was pleased to have the opportunity to talk about the Discovery initiative at the RLUK members meeting last week (#rlukmm11). 738 more words

Making resources discoverable … is there a business case?

David Kay – @serodavid – david.kay@sero.co.uk – 4 November 2011

> Crying ‘Wolf’

It seems obvious that there would be a self-evident business case for making learning, teaching and research resources discoverable. 814 more words