Web Search Pacific’s After5 Meeting, Wednesday 2 April 2014

Author: Robert Grundy

On a beautiful autumn evening, we gathered around the boardroom table for a delightfully informal chat with Chris Pash of Allure Media, about the sort of changes that are reshaping the world of “The New News” in general and not …

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    A Passionate Searcher’s View of Indexing and Indexers

    Author: Elizabeth Swan

    This paper was presented over a decade ago at Indexing the World of Information: International Conference of the Australian Society of Indexers, Sydney, 12-13 September, 2003. http://snurl.com/28pqe6x Being over 10 years old, it contains some material that is no longer valid, (e.g. …

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      Librarians are NOT ditching books nor destroying libraries !

      Author: Elizabeth Swan

      Recently there has been an emotional  debate in Australia about changes to the Mitchell Library  which is part of the State Library of NSW  in Sydney.   In the Sydney Morning Herald, 10/2/2014, Susan Wyndham reported that leading authors were ”deeply …

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        Invitation to After5 Meeting in Sydney on April 2nd 5.30pm

        Author: Elizabeth Swan

        Have you been able to keep right up to date with all the changes in news sources, particularly the developments with new ones? The Global Mail’s project-based digital journal has ceased operations following the termination of funding by philanthropist Graeme …

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          Web Search Pacific – After5 Meeting, Wednesday 19 February 2014

          Author: Robert Grundy

          We had a good turn-out on a damp evening to hear Carl Olson, Commercial Director for Thomson Reuters Australia speak at the After5 meeting in February. Carl’s plan was to provide a vendor’s perspective on the evolving role of the …

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            Invitation to After5 Meeting in Sydney on February 19th 5.30pm

            Author: Elizabeth Swan

            Topic: The Evolving Role of the Librarian/Knowledge Manager Speaker: Carl Olson, Commercial Director Thomson Reuters Australia Here is a refreshing change – a speaker who will not only speak, but is coming to listen to what delegates have to say! …

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              Lies, damned lies and statistics!

              Author: Elizabeth Swan

              Statistics are meant to be used, and these days with access to the World Wide Web, we all can get access to amazing statistics easily. But it seems to me if you are not careful you may be using statistics …

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                Web Search Pacific’s After5 meeting for December 11th 2013

                Author: Elizabeth Swan

                It is time to celebrate as 2013 comes to an end and our December speaker is Sean Jones, Director–Asia Pacific for OneSource Information Services. OneSource Information Services has also offered to be our host for the evening and sponsor the …

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                  Two Great New Reports on the Value of Information Services available for Free

                  Author: Elizabeth Swan

                  The evolving value of information management is an excellent report compiled by the Financial Times Corporate in association with the SLA. It is available for free in return for contact details from http://www.ft.com/sla and differs from other recent reports in that it …

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                    Web Search Pacific’s After5 Meeting 28th October 2013

                    Author: Elizabeth Swan

                    Dr Marc K. Peter, Executive Director, Commercial & Solutions, LexisNexis At the OctoberAfter5 meeting, attendees enjoyed a terrific presentation by Dr. Marc K. Peter, in RFC Ambrian Limited’s beautiful boardroom overlooking Circular Quay in Sydney. Marc avoided giving a sales …

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