Pecha Kucha on Collecting in the Digital Age, looking at the ideas of cultural critics Walter Benjamin and Simon Reynolds

Pecha Kucha,if you have not heard of this, is a presentation style developed by two Japanese architects, in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each (6 minutes and 40 seconds in total ideally), timed with presentation software, which makes them very fast-paced and challenging. I made this Pecha Kucha presentation for a critical … Continue reading Pecha Kucha on Collecting in the Digital Age, looking at the ideas of cultural critics Walter Benjamin and Simon Reynolds

Minding User Desires: Updating the Universal Library Catalogue and Library Space Using Google Statistics for Data Mining

This paper examines the possibility of using google statistics to mine data for updating the library catalogue and design of the library as a diverse community space. This paper also examines the possibility of using library member-generated data to improve the library catalogue, collection, and space. This paper is expanded from Research Methods coursework at … Continue reading Minding User Desires: Updating the Universal Library Catalogue and Library Space Using Google Statistics for Data Mining