In the latest installment of my Data, Information and Technology Applications (DITA) module we considered text as data and looked at some of the tools that can be used to help garner meaning from, and to visualise this information. There was one particular method of text data visualisation that we discussed that I already hadContinue reading “Does every (word) cloud have a silver lining?”
One thing that stood out to me in the reading and lectures from week 4, 5 and 6 of the Data Information and Technology Applications module was the Semantic Web and its benefits for the cataloguing and accessing of relevant but potentially disparate pieces of information on the Web. I was intrigued by its practicalContinue reading “The Semantic Web, Linked Data and the Librarian”
My reflections on the first two weeks of my masters module on Data Information and Technologies, how our data is used to curate what we see and the roles and responsibilities of Library and Information Science (LIS).