Context Junky

Archives/GLAM, PhD life, history, art, etc.

Month: April 2014

Am I an archivist?

After several years of vacillating, last week I finally joined the Australian Society of Archivists as an Associate member. The decision not to apply for Professional Membership immediately was partly financial and partly because I see Associate Membership as a first step into the organisation. While investigating my options, I noted the following. Professional Membership […]

Sex and the wiki

I spent my walk home thinking about an article I read just before leaving the office: How can Wikipedia woo women editors? Unlike some of the comments (yes, I read them) I don’t think the problem has arisen because women have ‘less interest in general knowledge than men’ due to ‘women’s TV’. For the record, […]