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Five for friday – AI-generated images that you can use

An experiment in using AI and automated image tools to create usable images for blog posts, social media and other common use cases.  When you’re sharing content or promoting services, it’s always useful to have a collection of images to use.  We’ve been pondering some alternatives to the sometimes frankly meh stock images available and […]

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Five for friday – Neat ways to promote and share digital collections

Five or so links from around the web about new and interesting applications of technology Online archives and digital collections have made library collections much more accessible of late, and the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the digitisation programs of many institutions.  And, even better, more and more digital collections are being published and shared openly.  […]

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Five for Friday – Newsletter publishing

Five or so links from around the web about new and interesting applications of technology. There’s a lot happening in the world of email newsletters. This is an area close to our hearts both due to conversations currently underway about how our own Newsletter is delivered, as well as some other internal projects we’re working […]

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In Residence: Creative residency programs in libraries & museums

Cultural institutions are realising the value of working with makers, artists, writers and technologists to bring new perspectives and to forge connections with the community in a variety of new and creative ways. In this post we’re taking a look at the shorter-term, dynamic residencies that bring in a variety of creative practitioners, rather than […]

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