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GLAM Blog Club – June 2018

In May our theme was Passion. “Editing Wikipedia articles is a great outlet for my passion for advocating for social justice and inclusion by facilitating access to knowledge/research and promoting the power of play in libraries” – Clare gives a guide to how to get into Wikipedia editing in ’Shut Up and Wiki’ about your […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – May 2018

Andrew kicked off on the theme of control with Joy Division’s She’s Lost Control. Play the track and read on… And she gave away the secrets of her past… Andrew argues for and against copyright in the case of researchers accessing special collections. Control measures by some libraries are put in place preventing digital copies of donor […] Read the whole post...

cardiParty 2018.01.Melbourne – GLAM SLAM

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GLAM Blog Club – January 2018

Our final theme for 2017 was collaboration. A great theme to wrap up the year. So many thought-provoking blogs… Collaboration and Digital Preservation, Jaye states that digital preservation benefits from collaboration in many ways, including shared resources, expertise, tools, systems, learnings, standards and practices. “Because digital preservation is expensive and resources are scare, sharing costs […] Read the whole post...

Cardi Party 2017.10 – James Hewison

James Hewison is currently the Head of Film Programs at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image. James will explore the function of cinema as an agent for change. From freelance writing for publications such as the French newspaper Liberation, to marketing roles at Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Palace Cinemas, the early years of James’ […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – July 2017

Fear was the theme for June GLAM Blog Club Fear is something everyone experiences, but what I loved about reading everyone’s blogs this month, was the positive attitude about overcoming fears in your lives and work. I’d rather be afraid of clowns! My fear of networking… by Anne Reddacliff explores the fear of networking at […] Read the whole post...

Cardi Party 2017.07 – Racism and Identity with Lauren Ellis

The Immigration Museum is about our identity and place in the world. We are a place that inspires hope and possibilities for today and the future. We are shaped by the intersection of people and ideas through collaborations with communities, artists, and thinkers from Victoria, Australia and around the world. Together we seek to create […] Read the whole post...

Cardi Party 2017.06 – Horror Film Archives with Mel Begg

Mel Begg speaking to newCardigan members on Friday 9 June 2017 at Loop Bar / Photographer: Nik McGrath On International Archives Day (IAD), Friday 9 June, newCardigan filled the back room at Loop Bar until we could fit no more. Everyone was in a festive mood as we celebrated IAD, newCardigan’s second birthday, and horror […] Read the whole post...

Cardi Party 2017.04 – Bargoonga Nganjin

The North Fitzroy community have waited 25 years for the opening of the Bargoonga Nganjin North Fitzroy Library, so as you can imagine anticipation was high, as well as expectations. Prior to the opening of the new library, North Fitzroy Library operated out of a shopfront in St Georges Road. Bargoonga Nganjin means ‘Gather Everybody’ […] Read the whole post...

Cardi Party 2017.03 – Gasworks Arts Park

Friday 10 March 2017 6pm Gasworks Arts Park 21 Graham St, Albert Park 7.30pm The Vincent Hotel 107 Victoria Ave, Albert Park Tracey McIrvine, Visual Arts Manager, discussing artworks from an upcoming exhibition, Gasworks Arts Park Tracey McIrvine likes the word zeitgeist. I’ve never met anyone who manages to use the word zeitgeist so often […] Read the whole post...