Presentation on theme: "A centre of expertise in digital information management www.ukoln.ac.uk UKOLN is supported by: From Audience to Avatar? Transforming the cultural experience."— Presentation transcript:
A centre of expertise in digital information management UKOLN is supported by: From Audience to Avatar? Transforming the cultural experience towards 2012 Dr Liz Lyon Director, UKOLN MLA Digital Futures Strategy Workshop, September 2007 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Licence Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0
19 th May th September 2007 …in cultural spaces??? 1.Digital Strategy goes beyond digitisation 2.Cultural assets scope is learning and scholarly research 3.The Web is sector-agnostic 4.User-driven Culture2.0 is here now 5.The Google Generation are tomorrows curators 6.Always beta & agile development cycles impact service delivery 7.Visitors move in, between and through, physical and virtual worlds 8.We can learn from business and media….. Working assumptions, position statements
Digital memories, digital lives Todays events = tomorrows memories for mlas Flickr & YouTube : community memory? JISC CREW project : recording events & human discourse Assisting recall? Gordon Bell, Microsoft Research, MyLifeBits Project Microsoft Research SenseCam : life- logging
Institutional: legacy digital surrogates, born digital media, massive digitisation projects, OA Personal archives Liberating collections Community content Reference data: sensor-nets, environmental, geospatial, demographic, genomic Sustainable preservation models? UK, regional, local authority, institutional, commercial data warehouse? 2012 An understanding of trust? Repository audit & certification Use toolkits like DRAMBORA?
Enriching the cultural record: digital curation Tagging, annotation & (micro) comments Reviews, ratings, authority & recommendations Identifiers, links, usage, PIs & targets Mash-ups, mixes & cut n paste culture Mining > 200 blogs Understanding Web behaviours Community curatorial role? Leveraging cross-sectoral partnerships
Second Life >50,000 concurrent users Sep 07, data visualisation, 3D objects & structures Build simulations and/or mimic Real Life Link objects & travel in-world & between worlds Visitor avatars : new experiences University of Sheffield Centre for Information Literacy SL office Avon Gallery Transforming the experience: cultural second lives Audience metaphor is too passive SL challenges citizen concepts of identity What if? learning Collaborations with education & media?
UKOLN Liz Lyon June Recs for JISC Roles, Rights, Responsibilities, Relationships: scientist, institution, data centre, user, funder, publisher RIN April Principles: Roles & responsibilities, standards & QA, access, usage & credit, benefits & cost-effectiveness, preservation & sustainability Strategic approaches & policy 2012 Cultural Olympiad Digital divide raises social policy issues But…. Unique opportunity to engage millennials….
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