Discussion Group 2 : CLDs and their audiences
All over the country there are a wealth of collections held in museums, libraries and archives. These collections are increasingly being made visible to a wider audience by means of collection level descriptions. One of the ongoing challenges of collection description work is how to ensure these descriptions are both accessible and understandable to a varied range of user groups and audiences. This can be achieved in a number of ways e.g. reuse and /or annotation of clds or through specially designed navigational tools. This session examined the creation and use of CLDs from a user perspective.
There were 4 major themes to emerge from the discussion:-
3. Academic - Education/Lifelong Learners
Can one record fit all and if so, how?