Always looking for silver objects and collections to write about has taken me to Europe including France, Belgium, England, and Italy and in United States including San Antonio Museum of Art, Hispanic Society of America (New York), and Columbia University. The collection at Columbia University has many historically important silver objects that were either donated or bequested to King’s College, Columbia College and Columbia University. When inquiring about writing about the University’s collection, I was...
No thing is preserved in digital preservation. A preservation–as–communication approach towards modeling information preservationSimone Sacchi
When we look at the kinds of things that participate in the representation of information in digital form, it appears that preservation as traditionally conceived does not literally apply. No thing appears to be literally preserved in digital preservation. If digital preservation is not about preserving things, what is it about, exactly?
Are Web 2.0 tools and technologies changing how and why scholars annotate their research sources? We begin to answer this question by assessing current technology and tools that support new functions for one of the most common scholarly research activity: taking notes. The results suggest a new approach to personalized information retrieval.