By Paul Bentley*
This article reviews personal digital practices in a Web 2.0 world and the implications for cultural heritage institutions. Research projects examined include PARADIGM, the Digital Lives Project, OCLC’s Sharing and Aggregating Social Metadata, the Australian Government 2.0 Taskforce report and the Community Created Content project of National and State Libraries Australasia. In a circumspect conclusion, a number of issues are raised that need further attention.
The full article can be accessed here: “Mastering digital lives: Cultural heritage institutions tackle the Tower of Babel” (2010) 24 OLC 67.
* Paul Bentley, Director of Paul Bentley & Associates and the Wolanski Foundation and Executive Officer of Museums Australia (NSW).