Filed under Innovation

National Level Resource Discovery services?

I’ve spent a large portion of the past couple of years working with a local discovery layer (Aquabrowser) and am currently investigating equivalent ‘webscale’ discovery index solutions such as Summon, Primo Central or EBSCO Discovery that may supplement or replace it. I’ve occasionally found myself explaining the two solutions to  non-library techy or developer colleagues. … Continue reading

The Innovation Gap?

MY favourite highbrow sci-fi writer / academic has posted one of his wonderful essays, this time on the relationship between science fiction and innovation. Please read it (at least once), but if you are going to force me to try and sum it up in three sentences, well … A) We lack popular culture images … Continue reading