Digital Publics: Transformation and Translation
Paul Arthur and Ingrid Mason in conversation discuss the past, present and future of libraries as public institutions in the digital age. Topics covered include the vastly increased engagement of audiences and users with public institutions, issues of access and preservation in an era of data abundance, and the role of collecting institutions and universities in enabling social and technological advances for the benefit of society and knowledge.
Ingrid Mason works as an Analyst for Intersect, Australia’s largest full-service eResearch support agency. Ingrid has a professional background in enabling and deploying digital infrastructure development in universities and cultural institutions. Her working interests lie in the uptake of new data and technology intensive methods in research and digital curation.