Tag Archives: Library and Information Science

How has the catalogue developed from the ancient world until the 21st Century? What current questions does cataloguing face?

***This essay was written by CityLIS student Monica Boria in January 2019. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission as part of our CityLIS Writes initiative.*** The writer and bibliophile Alberto Manguel maintains that “the subjects or categories into which a library is … Continue reading

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Information Bodyguards

Student Perspectives is our series of guest posts written by current CityLIS students. This post is written by current CityLIS student Stephanie McMullan. Inspired by the issues raised in the TV series ‘Bodyguard’, Stephanie considers the ethical implications of mass … Continue reading

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Follow the Data

Student Perspectives is our series of guest posts written by current CityLIS students. In this post Tim Darach gives a brief history of the origins of computing and identifies some of the key people involved in it’s inception. The original … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Cities, Embodiments and Technologies Conference

A brief account of my attendance at the University of Malta’s annual performing arts conference in March 2018. *** The University of Malta’s fifth annual School of Performing Arts Conference was held on 7th-9th March. The title of this year’s … Continue reading

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