‘Hijabi Girl’, the Librarian & the Author

Today’s post comes to us from Australian children’s book author, Hazel Edwards O.A.M. Thank you Hazel for sharing this lovely story!  As an author, I’m a fan of librarians, especially after our ‘Hijabi Girl’ launch at Craigieburn Library, in Victoria (Aus). This area has 160 languages in the municipality and often IN the library. Muslim librarian Ozge […]

Guest post: Preservation of cultural materials

Today’s post comes from Richard Weinstein, a member of the ILN community and was triggered by images of the destruction of cultural artifacts including libraries in some of the war torn parts of the world – particularly Syria. Unfortunately, civil wars are a regular part of life in the world and innocent bystanders leaving their […]

GLAM: iGLAM Lab

The iGLAM Lab is a laboratory for innovation in Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums and is a part of the National Institute for Experimental Arts at UNSW Australia. iGLAM is a research group that works at the intersection of emerging technology and cultural heritage. They seek to use cutting edge technology to create extraordinary immersive […]

GLAM: Open GLAM

OpenGLAM is an initiative that  is dedicated to sharing knowledge and aims to build a global cultural commons for the world to use. Coordinated by the Open Knowledge Foundation, OpenGLAM works with cultural institutions such as galleries, libraries, archives and museums to open up their content and data  to the world through hands-on workshops, documentation and guidance. […]