Tag Archives: Kim Baker

Masters thesis: Adapting the Model for Information Literacy and Cultural Heritage in Cape Town

My Masters thesis has finally been concluded – for those interested: Full title: Adapting the Model for Information Literacy and Cultural Heritage in Cape Town: investigating user attitudes and perceptions in libraries, museums and archives. Abstract:  “Adapting the Model for … Continue reading

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What does the Internet think of librarians, archivists and museum curators?

I was interested, upon discovering the site What does the Internet think? to find out what the Internet thought about librarians, archivists, and museum curators. This, of course, is not a conclusive scientific study, but it is an indicator of perception, … Continue reading

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On the Timbuktu Manuscripts, the majesty of Mali, and the need for media literacy

It has taken me a while to gather and formulate some thoughts on the situation in Mali. First, I will indulge in some subjective expressions of love for Mali. Mali is beautiful, and represents a part of an ancient African … Continue reading

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