Information 2.0

The 2.0 is definitely everywhere. Swedish Library Association organised in May 23-25 their annual meeting. Theme was a 2.0 concept Library 2.0 (Bibliotek 2.0) originally coined by Michael Casey in autumn 2005. Like the original World Wide Web itself (or web 1.0 in 2.0 jargon), the emergence and increasing availability of 2.0 technologies are having a significant effect on the information business in libraries and beyond in all other information and knowledge based organisations. The eventual changes are related to the technologies, but it seems that they are related even more to the changes in attitudes and preferences, and in the culture of information use and provision. The 2.0 might have a potential to affect not only the organisations or services (such as libraries), but also the interaction between organisations and there stakeholders.

Archaeology and Archaeological Information in the Digital Society shows how the digitization of archaeological information, tools and workflows, and their interplay with both old and new non-digital practices throughout the archaeological information process, affect the outcomes of archaeological work, and in the end, our general understanding of the human past.

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Taking Health Information Behaviour into Account: implications of a neglected element for success- ful implementation of consumer health technologies on older adults (HIBA) is an Academy of Finland funded research project at Åbo Akademi University.

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ARKDIS project maps the implications and opportunities of the digitalisation of information and information work in the domain of archaeology and to develop and evaluate conceptual and practical methods and procedures for enhancing archaeological information work in the digitalised environment.

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