Librarians

Compilations and Compositions

Given that newspapers are daily news compilations and news stories are topic compositions. What if you switch the two?

iTunes and WebFeed Aggregators

Mixing the sorting and sharing powers of iTunes with the syndication and passive collection strengths of WebFeed aggregators.

Hiring for the Semantic Web

The conversion to a semantic web requires new hiring practices online, past the traditional "looking for reporter with basic technology skills".

Memory Auto-amputation

It is no longer as important to know a piece of information as to know how to expediently acquire that information.

Backing Into the Semantic Web

We've been working our way back into the semantic web. From a presentational, to the logical, and then into the semantic layer.

Skills Needed for Online Media Librarians

Newspaper archivists and librarians are best positioned to bring about the next stage in news site publishing, however several skills are more important than others.

Full-text Footnotes

It is becoming increasingly important for media sites to bring together information that is associated, but not necessarily a part of the original story.

Semantic Conversion of Print Stories

The conversion of a printed story to be used online, needs to be thought of in a semantic context, not just a presentational context.