Indigenous Knowledge Management: Software Tools, Rights Markup Extensions, and the Role of ICTs

This post is a Jane Hunter trifecta. Dr. Hunter is currently a Professorial Research Fellow & Leader of the eResearch Lab at The University of Queensland’s School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering.

Software Tools for Indigenous Knowledge Management (2002)

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Rights Markup Extensions for the Protection of Indigenous Knowledge (2002)

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The Role of Information Technologies in Indigenous Knowledge Management (2006)

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The Author

Jane Hunter is Director of the eResearch Lab at the University of Queensland where she leads a team of Post-docs, PhD students and software engineers developing innovative software services for managing digital collections for the cultural, education and scientific domains. Her expertise is in semantic markup and interoperable annotations to facilitate the virtual integration of distributed online collections via the Semantic Web and Linked Open Data. She is currently a CI on: the Mellon-funded Open Annotations Collaboration project; the ARC-funded 20th century Painting Conservation Knowledgebase project; the Aus-e-Lit project; and the ‘Semantic Annotations for 3D Museum Artefacts’ project. She is also the manager of 6 ANDS (Australian National Data Services) based at the University of Qld. She has published over 90 peer-reviewed publications, many on the application of semantic web technologies to collections and datasets in libraries, archives and museums. She was the chair of JCDL/ICADL 2010 and is also deputy chair of the Australian Academy of Sciences Committee for Data in Science and represented Australia at the recent CODATA conference. [source]

For more information about Dr. Hunter, please visit her University of Queensland faculty page