The nasty truth abut content and data sharing


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You might have heard before the idea that ‘people don’t like to search, they like to find’ items in your collections. But what if in fact ‘people don’t like to find, but like to use’ these items? In this presentation we do some myth-busting about data and content sharing, and look at some surprising examples of digital reuse. Originally presented at the 2011 National Digital Forum by Andy Neale.

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The nasty truth abut content and data sharing

  1. 1. The nasty truth about content and data reuse Andy Neale / @andyhkn DigitalNZ / National Library of NZ
  2. 3. Reproduce Weave Destroy Collect Blend Derive Trace Extend Reveal Extract
  3. 11. Digital material is a commodity
  4. 12. THE WORLD’S LARGEST PHOTO LIBRARIES Facebook Flickr Flickr Instagram The Library of Congress
  5. 15. Physical items can all be copied
  6. 19. Metadata silos are selfish
  7. 22. Most people don’t care about copyright don’t care about copyright
  8. 24. The nasty truths <ul><li>Digital material is a commodity </li></ul><ul><li>Physical items can all be copied </li></ul><ul><li>Metadata silos are selfish </li></ul><ul><li>Most people don’t care about copyright </li></ul>
  9. 25. Credits <ul><li>Slide 2 - Treasure hunt, Lyall Bay beach, Wellington . Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper. Ref: 1/4-022406-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 4 - Beiber cake topper by Cake for Hope </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 5 - Pinterest </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 6 - Crossed Cultures by Allan Xia </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 7 - Definer by Mohammad Abullatif </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 8 - Digital decay by Richard Almond </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 9/10 - Oakura by Andrew McMillan </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 12 - The World’s largest photo libraries by Jonathan Good </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 13 - 24 hours in photos by Erik Kessels / Eliza Williams </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 14 - Water Bottle by Стефан Симов </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 15 - The Blu </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 17 - Bust of Lady Belhaven, 1827, re-imagined with hat by Stephen Jones , 2011 with photo by M.W.Moss Ltd </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 18 - Skeleton of kiwi by Richard Owen </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 20 - Linked Open Data Graph by OKFN </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 21 - Coral reef by Kathy Krucker </li></ul><ul><li>Slide 23 - Stop sign adapted from Stop by Julie Blaustein </li></ul>