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Accessing Ubu: A (Cautionary) Fairy Tale

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This is the presentation I gave at the International Symposium for Media Libraries and Archives in the 21st Century at LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial in Gijón (Asturias), Spain.

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Accessing Ubu: A (Cautionary) Fairy Tale

  1. 1. Accessing Ubu:  A (Cautionary) Fairy Tale Margaret Smith, 28 May 2010 International Symposium: Media Libraries and Archives For the 21st Century
  2. 2. Accessing UbuWeb <ul><ul><li>What makes UbuWeb different? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are its strengths/weaknesses regarding access? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How can we address these in the future? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What lessons are applicable beyond UbuWeb? </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. What is UbuWeb?
  4. 4. Once upon a time... &quot;You reach a point where you don't work for money&quot; - Walt Disney
  5. 5. &quot;Ever just the same,  ever a surprise...&quot; What is UbuWeb, really?
  6. 6. &quot;When hearts are high, the time will fly,  so whistle while you work&quot; Ethos, pt. 1
  7. 7. &quot;It's our problem-free philosophy!&quot; Ethos, pt. 2
  8. 8. &quot;A whole new world! A new fantastic point of view&quot; Strengths
  9. 9. &quot;Look at this stuff, isn't it neat?  Wouldn't you think my collection's complete?&quot; Weaknesses
  10. 10. &quot;You got troubles, and I got them too&quot; To infinity and beyond?
  11. 11. Many thanks to: LABoral UbuWeb Disney(?) Margaret Smith @megvmeg  Gmail/Twitter/FriendFeed &quot;When you wish upon a star...&quot;

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