Youth employment and digital culture

Digital culture refers to the change in how technology is reformulating the way in which we behave as humans. It eludes to how technology has encompassed our everyday life and that it is simply not as mundane or restricted to the internet or modern technological devices but rather finds itself intertwined in Read more…

Digital Tools and Digital Resources

Traditionally, cultural institutions, such as libraries and museums, have been responsible for the storing and preservation of cultural material. However, due to technological advances, primarily digital tools, such institutions are coming up with new approaches to how users experience art and culture. This can be achieved via digitisation of artifacts, which is the process of converting information Read more…

The Evolution and Benefits of Digital Culture

Digital culture is the act of how we as humans communicate and interact with our surroundings through the ever-growing enhancement of technologies (GDS, 2020).  This includes how we have capitalised on the Internet and used the data that has been made available to us. Sites such as social media platforms and devices such as Read more…

Linked open data: It’s place and its potential for cultural sector development

As discussed in our previous blog post on this subject, linked open Data or LOD is an online development— part of the semantic web— which has the potential to be hugely impactful for the cultural and educational sectors in particular. As we introduced previously, LODLAM, which stands for linked open data for libraries, museums and archives, is the name given to this area of work—projects Read more…

Linked Open Data: Introduction

It’s still shocking to think that it has been a mere three decades since the introduction of the internet to our daily lives: the breadth and speed of the developments which followed have been so colossal that we can sometimes take for granted just how new these technological landscapes are. Particularly in the case Read more…