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Transforming information access using QR codes

In Australia a library service provides ambulance workers with rapid access to critical information. Imagine you are an Australian ambulance worker on the front line of critical care.  Your patient has suffered a suspected insect bite and you need to

Posted in Content, information professionals, Social media, Technology

Public access to ICT: Another reason why libraries matter!

The Technology and Social Change Group of the University of Washington’s Library School published its report of the five-year project exploring the impact of public access to ICT around the world. The results show the impact that public libraries and

Posted in information professionals, Libraries, Society, Technology

Digital natives, digital immigrants and the information professional

It is now over ten years since Mark Prensky coined the terms ‘digital natives’ and ‘digital immigrants’ and called for changes in education and teaching to reflect the new digital landscape. The terms were easy to understand. We all knew

Posted in information professionals, Workplace trends