Adapt to Survive & Thrive<br />Core skills and the online environment<br />
Core Skills<br />Meeting needs<br />Understanding the User<br />Organisation of Information<br />Channels of communication...
CC: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaptainkobold/178950924/<br />
The Web<br />Core Skills<br />Organisation of Information<br />Best practice in archival appraisal & description<br /><ul>...
Align with Web architecture
Understanding identifiers
Persistent HTTP URIs
Cool URIs
Write for the web: a global space
Participation, interaction, dialogue: ‘democratisation’
Your Website is not the only thing that matters
The Semantic Web</li></ul>Standards<br />Interpretation<br />
Open Data & APIs<br />Organisation of Information<br />Unlocking the potential of data: making it open<br />Discuss issues...
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  • METS = Metadata encoding and transmission standardRDF = Resource Description Framework
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    1. 1. Adapt to Survive & Thrive<br />Core skills and the online environment<br />
    2. 2. Core Skills<br />Meeting needs<br />Understanding the User<br />Organisation of Information<br />Channels of communication<br />Best practice in archival appraisal & description<br />Routes into Content: <br />Subject/name/place<br />Standards<br />Environment<br />Access to digital content<br />Interpretation<br />The Web<br />Context<br />Curation<br />Global perspective<br />Open data and APIs<br />Aggregations<br />Cross domain discovery<br />
    3. 3. CC: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaptainkobold/178950924/<br />
    4. 4. The Web<br />Core Skills<br />Organisation of Information<br />Best practice in archival appraisal & description<br /><ul><li>A huge success!
    5. 5. Align with Web architecture
    6. 6. Understanding identifiers
    7. 7. Persistent HTTP URIs
    8. 8. Cool URIs
    9. 9. Write for the web: a global space
    10. 10. Participation, interaction, dialogue: ‘democratisation’
    11. 11. Your Website is not the only thing that matters
    12. 12. The Semantic Web</li></ul>Standards<br />Interpretation<br />
    13. 13. Open Data & APIs<br />Organisation of Information<br />Unlocking the potential of data: making it open<br />Discuss issues over open data: licences, IPR<br />Discuss issues around control<br />Providing access for innovation: APIs = application programming interfaces<br />Combine our skills with those of technical support<br />Best practice in archival appraisal & description<br />Standards<br />Interpretation<br />Core Skills<br />Government Open Data site:<br />http://www.data.gov.uk<br />Open Bibliographic Data Guide: http://obd.jisc.ac.uk/<br />
    14. 14. CC: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ethomsen/4696943942/<br />
    15. 15. The Web = global reach<br />Standards for archives: ISAD(G), ISAAR(CPF), EAD, EAC-CPF, NCA Rules….<br />Standards for cross-domain: Dublin Core, METS, RDF and Linked Data<br />Descriptions for a global audience<br />Collaboration<br />Global perspective<br />Organisation of Information<br />Best practice in archival appraisal & description<br />Standards<br />Interpretation<br />Core Skills<br />
    16. 16. CC: http://www.flickr.com/photos/peternijenhuis/199686509/sizes/l/<br />
    17. 17. <ul><li>Engaging with users
    18. 18. Existing channels
    19. 19. New channels = dialogue and interaction
    20. 20. Web 2.0: Twitter, Facebook, Blogs, Flickr.
    21. 21. Mobile technologies
    22. 22. Augmented reality</li></ul>Channels of communication<br />Organisation of Information<br />Best practice in archival appraisal & description<br />Standards<br />Interpretation<br />Core Skills<br />
    23. 23. CC: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wikitude/5706690186/<br />
    24. 24. Understanding the user<br />Organisation of Information<br />Best practice in archival appraisal & description<br /><ul><li>Logs
    25. 25. Analytics
    26. 26. Surveys
    27. 27. Dialogue
    28. 28. Face to face
    29. 29. Web 2.0
    30. 30. Sharing what we know</li></ul>Standards<br />Interpretation<br />Core Skills<br />
    31. 31. Value: cross-searching, inter-disciplinary, high profile<br />Standards-based descriptions – ease of data integration<br />Ideally one description with remote searching. Difficult to achieve.<br />Aggregations<br />Organisation of Information<br />Best practice in archival appraisal & description<br />Standards<br />Interpretation<br />Core Skills<br />
    32. 32. Old skills in a new world<br />How much has it changed? A different scale; the same goals<br />Skills are still very relevant – need different mindset<br />We should be excited by the information age – we are information professionals! <br />Be outward looking, embrace change, take risks<br />

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