David Stuart

Web Analyst and Consultant

Local Public Data

Most of yesterday was spent at a really interesting Local Public Data Workshop in Birmingham. The aim of the day: To generate ideas and understanding about what is needed to drive the local public data initiative at a local level The group was comprised of people from the local councils, and an eclectic selection of [...]

Facilitating Access to the Web of Data: a guide for librarians

Two and a half months after I sent off the book proposal, the ink is now drying on the ‘Memorandum of Agreement’ between myself and Facet Publishing: “The publisher of choice for the information professions” and the first one I sent my proposal to. I promise not to be “obscene libellous or defamatory” and they [...]

Why a Blog?

This blog is for letting people know some of the things I am working on, although it is extremely infrequent. As my writing has expanded from blog posts to professional journal articles, and finally to books, the number of blog posts I write on my various blogs has inevitably tapered off.

Why blog? For me it turned out to be the first step on the road to a book deal!

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