Ireland

Incompetence, Irresponsibility and the Value of Data for Knowledge

In what appears to be a second Trinity-flavoured posting, I share my thoughts on a provocative talk and session at Dr Steeven’s Hospital this noontime. Dr Steeven’s in conjunction with the Edward Worth Library invited Prof Eunan O’Halpin of TCD History to speak to their 1916 commemoration programme. His talk: ‘Cherishing All the Nation’s Children Equally: Civilian […]

The Europeana Data Exchange Agreement and Irish Cultural Institutions

I had the privilege of chairing a symposium organized by the Irish Manuscript Commission which invited participants from a variety of Irish cultural institutions to discuss issues arising from the new Europeana Data Exchange Agreement. Presentations from Jill Cousins, Director of Europeana and her colleagues, Georgia Angelaki, Paul Keller and Lucie Guibault sought to bring […]