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WGBH Forum Network; Economics of Open Archives, Museums, and Libraries I, The

01/24/2006

The Economics of Open Archives, Museums, and Libraries I Clifford Lynch, Coalition for Networked Information Kati Geber, Canadian Heritage Information Network David Dawson, Museums, Libraries, and Archives Council, UK Clifford Lynch, Executive Director of the Coalition for Networked Information, reviews the progress made on day one of the conference, highlighting how academic and commercial thinking and markets overlap. The panel on archives, museums, and libraries opens with David Dawson, Head of Digital Futures of the U.K. Museums, Libraries, and Archives Council, outlining U.K. research and funding agendas and business modeling, including models for new relationships with public broadcasting. Kati Geber, Manager of Research and Business Intelligence at the Canadian Heritage Information Network, follows with an analysis of the scene in Canada, noting that 75 percent of museum visitors in Canada today begin their visits online.


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WGBH Forum Network
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Economics of Open Archives, Museums, and Libraries I, The
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3019

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The WGBH Forum Network is an audio and video streaming Website dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures given by some of the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers and community leaders. These events are hosted by world-class cultural and educational organizations in the Greater Boston area. Through this online service thousands of interested people across the world partake of these lectures from the comfort of their home or office at any time they choose. We are proud of the role we serve in our community, of protecting and projecting the public voice; and of informing and inspiring that public voice to foster deeper understanding of and civic engagement in important issues.

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THE ECONOMICS OF OPEN ARCHIVES, MUSEUMS, AND LIBRARIES I

CLIFFORD LYNCH, COALITION FOR NETWORKED INFORMATION KATI GEBER, CANADIAN HERITAGE INFORMATION NETWORK DAVID DAWSON, MUSEUMS, LIBRARIES, AND ARCHIVES COUNCIL, UK

CLIFFORD LYNCH, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE COALITION FOR NETWORKED INFORMATION, REVIEWS THE PROGRESS MADE ON DAY ONE OF THE CONFERENCE, HIGHLIGHTING HOW ACADEMIC AND COMMERCIAL THINKING AND MARKETS OVERLAP. THE PANEL ON ARCHIVES, MUSEUMS, AND LIBRARIES OPENS WITH DAVID DAWSON, HEAD OF DIGITAL FUTURES OF THE U.K. MUSEUMS, LIBRARIES, AND ARCHIVES COUNCIL, OUTLINING U.K. RESEARCH AND FUNDING AGENDAS AND BUSINESS MODELING, INCLUDING MODELS FOR NEW RELATIONSHIPS WITH PUBLIC BROADCASTING. KATI GEBER, MANAGER OF RESEARCH AND BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE AT THE CANADIAN HERITAGE INFORMATION NETWORK, FOLLOWS WITH AN ANALYSIS OF THE SCENE IN CANADA, NOTING THAT 75 PERCENT OF MUSEUM VISITORS IN CANADA TODAY BEGIN THEIR VISITS ONLINE.

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