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A Web of Possibilities

“Will you browse around my website”, said the spider to the fly, ‘Tis the most attractive website that you ever did spy” All of us want to provide attractive websites for our users. Of course, we’d like to think its … Continue reading

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Optimistic outcome for optimising the Hub

Paddy, Steve and I (Jane) have spent the last 4 months working on an interesting JISC project to optimise Archives Hub pages for search engines, as part of the Strategic Content Alliance Initiative. Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is a process … Continue reading

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International Archives Day 9th June 2009

Did you know that today is International Archives Day? This is the 2nd International Archives Day ever held and 9th June was chosen because the International Council on Archives (ICA) was founded on 9th June 1948. Last year was the … Continue reading

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Watt a good idea

Amanda sent me a YouTube link on the theme of Web 2.0 a few weeks ago. I was reading about James Watt (1736-1819) at the time, for a feature. Watt devised a radical improvement for the widely-used but inefficient Newcomen … Continue reading

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Inquire Within Upon Everything

I recently watched an episode of the Imagine… TV programme presented by Alan Yentob on the rise of the World Wide Web. One snippet that particularly delighted me was the reference to a Victorian book called ‘Inquire Within Upon Everything’. … Continue reading

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