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.
Paul Arthur is Professor and Chair in Digital Humanities at Western Sydney University, where he leads the Digital Humanities Research Group. He speaks and publishes widely on the global impacts of technology in society and culture and is Co–Chair of centerNet, the worldwide network of digital research centres.