Author Archives: Joy Palmer

Archives 2.0 — If We Build It, Will They Come?

Tomorrow, Jane Stevenson and I will be presenting at “Archives 2.0: Shifting Dialogues between Archivists and Users” (along with Hub alumnus, Amanda Hill). The title of my talk is ‘Archives 2.0: If We Build it, Will They Come?” Yes (sigh) … Continue reading

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What Are Archives? (Or, Shameless Plug for Archives Hub Authors)

(And as I am not one of the authors in question, I can do the shameless plugging:) I’m proud to announce that two of our colleagues here at the Hub, Jane Stevenson and Paddy Collis, have been included in this … Continue reading

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Beyond Brochures — A Few Thoughts about Marketing

The Archives Hub is headed for a bit of a makeover this autumn, and lately my head has been spinning with buzzwords like ‘brand identity,’ ‘brand values, “strategic marketing” and ”USPs,” (Unique Selling Points — for those who don’t know…I … Continue reading

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Personalisation and Resource Discovery (Or, Can the Archives Hub Learn a Few Lessons From Amazon?)

As the team thinks carefully about the future of the Hub, we are pressed to examine current trends and developments surrounding the UK (and broader) Information Environment, and to make sure our long-term strategic aims are in line with those … Continue reading

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Archives 2.0: Fact or Fiction?

This being my first post to the Hub Blog as the new manager for the service, there

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