Raising Awareness

"A centre of excellence in digital information management, providing advice and services to the library, information and cultural heritage communities."

UKOLN is based at the University of Bath.

Time To Stop Doing and Start Thinking:
A Framework For Exploiting Web 2.0 Services

The proposals listed below for a mini-workshop session, and a paper were delivered at the Museums and the Web 2009 Conference held in Indianapolis, USA on 15-18th April 2008.


Biographical Details

Image of Brian Kelly Brian Kelly is UK Web Focus, a post funded by the JISC and the MLA which advises the UK's higher and further education communities and museums, libraries and archives sector on standards, emerging technologies and best practices for use of the Web. Brian works at UKOLN, a national centre of expertise in digital information management, which is based at the University of Bath.

Brian is an experienced Web developer, having helped set up his first Web site in January 1993 whilst working in the Computing Service at the University of Leeds. In 1995 Brian was the senior trainer for the Netskills training organisation. He moved to his current job in 1996.

Brian's current interests include making use of standards and supporting accessibility from a user-focussed position, and exploring the potential of Web 2.0. His recent publications include "Contextual Web Accessibility - Maximizing the Benefit of Accessibility Guidelines", "A Contextual Framework For Standards", "Personalization and Accessibility: Integration of Library and Web Approaches" and "Holistic Approaches to E-Learning Accessibility".

Paul Walk is the Technical Manager at UKOLN. UKOLN is funded by the JISC and the MLA to advise and support development activities both within UKOLN and across the UK's museums, libraries and archives sector and the higher and further education communities.

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