Track artwork

009: What Libraries Want

Harvard University on August 28, 2012 20:16

Play
0.00 / 31.06
Hide the comments

Stats for this track

This Week Total
Plays 285
Favoritings 4

Uploaded by

  • Report copyright infringement

    In 1 Set

    More tracks by Harvard University

    Alanna Copenhaver — Aim Small to Think Big | Memorial Church

    Christian Sandvig, Karrie G. Karahalios, and Cedric Langbort Look Inside the Facebook News Feed [AUDIO]

    How Does a Business Keep a Promise? : Gregg Fields & Elizabeth Doty | Labcast

    The Rev. Dudley C. Rose — Building Up the Wheat | Memorial Church

    Peter J. Gomes — Living Thankfully in the Reign of Christ | Memorial Church

    View all

    The way we search for information on the web has antecedents in the way search works in traditional libraries and research journals. There's metadata, and there's also a sense of allowing the content that is most cited to float to the top.

    So why the library of the future still being waylaid?

    While research journals and paywalled sites often have an advantage when it comes to organization and quality of content, sites like Wikipedia dominate the educational web due to their openness and collaborative nature.

    For Episode Nine David Weinberger spoke with Kevin Kelly — journalist and author of the book What Technology Wants — about search, openness, and the future of the library.

    Add a new comment

    You need to be logged in to post a comment. If you're already a member, please or sign up for a free account.

    Share to WordPress.com

    If you are using self-hosted WordPress, please use our standard embed code or install the plugin to use shortcodes.
    Add a comment 0 comments at 0.00
      Click to enter a
      comment at
      0.00