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CityLIS Writes: Ask the Crowd: Ethnographic Methods and Community Engagement Strategies in Digital Libraries by Irene Tortorella

***This essay was written by CityLIS student Irene Tortorella in Spring 2016. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission as part of our CityLIS Writes initiative.*** Keywords: #digitallibraries #userstudies #libraryoutreach #socialweb #socialtheory #opendata #semanticweb #crowdsourcing Introduction The statement “digital … Continue reading

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#citylis Reflections and Research: Gutta percha: forgotten material of the communication revolution by David Bawden

This #citylis Reflections and Research post is by David Bawden and looks at a material oft forgotten in discussions on the communication revolution… *** Few other materials have had such a revolutionary impact on the world. And few others have … Continue reading

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CityLIS Writes: > Enter: the history, development and future of Interactive Fiction

***This essay was written by CityLIS student Adelaide Robinson in December 2016. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission as part of our CityLIS Writes initiative. You can follow Ada on Twitter @adafrobinson*** YOU ARE STANDING AT THE END … Continue reading

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CityLIS Writes: Do we live in an ‘information society’? by Mariana Ou

This essay was written by CityLIS student Mariana Ou in December 2016. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission as part of our CityLIS Writes initiative. You can follow Mariana on Twitter as @librarianchimp. *** Abstract This brief essay … Continue reading

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#citylis Reflections and Research: Why LIS doesn’t have a quick fix for the post-factual society … and why that’s OK by David Bawden

This #citylis Reflections and Research post is by David Bawden and how Library and Information Science can help in a post-factual society. *** The irony is that by now it was supposed to be perfect. For most of my working … Continue reading

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