Nora Daly Digital Curator
Whoa. What is going on here?
Not a portal to outer space.  (although that would also be cool)
An Exhibition.  An Experiment. An Evaluation . To help us design and deliver future research services and environments.
“…  one day a scholar will be able to quiz a regional computer by telephone from his office; whereupon the answer, perhaps...
(Bah-dump-CHING!)  We’ve been  Growing  Knowledge Good news on that front.  We have  not  been wasting it….
The Exhibition <ul><li>Showcases how knowledge is growing through  innovative  and exemplary  projects  which leverage  ne...
Some highlights <ul><li>Garibaldi Scroll  Improving access to large format materials </li></ul><ul><li>London Lives  Build...
The Haptic Cow! July 28 th , 2011
The Experiment
The Evaluation CIBER Research group will be analysing the results of the Growing Knowledge survey and focus groups to help...
www.growingknowledge.bl.uk    #blgk
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  • Experimenting with don’t be scared. Not a portal to outerspace.
  • One of my favourite articles relating to the topic of libraries and their role in information overload is this little number from 1965.
  • Online, in the conference centre, in the media ( THE ) Questions: copyright, digital divide, transformation or evolution of research, disiplinary differences, ethics of the online
  • Growing Knowledge

    1. 1. Nora Daly Digital Curator
    2. 2. Whoa. What is going on here?
    3. 3. Not a portal to outer space. (although that would also be cool)
    4. 4. An Exhibition. An Experiment. An Evaluation . To help us design and deliver future research services and environments.
    5. 5. “… one day a scholar will be able to quiz a regional computer by telephone from his office; whereupon the answer, perhaps from a paper by a foreign colleague, will bounce off an orbiting communications satellite first into a simultaneous translator and then on to the scholar's TV screen.&quot; “ Libraries: How Not to Waste Knowledge.” Time Magazine 1965
    6. 6. (Bah-dump-CHING!) We’ve been Growing Knowledge Good news on that front. We have not been wasting it….
    7. 7. The Exhibition <ul><li>Showcases how knowledge is growing through innovative and exemplary projects which leverage new technologies to overcome classic issues that scholars face throughout the research process. </li></ul><ul><li>Information access, overload, integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Time & resource management </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-site collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Funding </li></ul><ul><li>… .to name just a few! </li></ul>
    8. 8. Some highlights <ul><li>Garibaldi Scroll Improving access to large format materials </li></ul><ul><li>London Lives Building communities around digitized content </li></ul><ul><li>Galaxy Zoo Handling mass quantities of data requiring human intervention </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Visualized Experiments Adding visual context to complex peer reviewed research </li></ul>
    9. 9. The Haptic Cow! July 28 th , 2011
    10. 10. The Experiment
    11. 11. The Evaluation CIBER Research group will be analysing the results of the Growing Knowledge survey and focus groups to help provide clues as to what services, tools and environments we must expect to provide in the 21st century.
    12. 12. www.growingknowledge.bl.uk #blgk
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