Michael Middleton

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This report is a deliverable for the Cultural Institutions and Web 2.0 project and contains references, comments and projections regarding the topic of how Australia's cultural institutions are taking advantage of Web 2.0 technologies. The recipient acknowledges that these references, comments and projections reflect assumptions by Smart Internet Technology(More)
An instrument for evaluating the quality of government websites is described. It takes the form of a questionnaire resident within spreadsheet or database software so that an automatically determined evaluation may be indicated following input of data. The 106 questions included are derived from previous research regarding significant components of(More)
This is a preliminary study of the extent to which the incorporation and use of local Australian information with international scientific output has been managed. Australia's contribution to documentation in scientific research and development amounts to about 1 to 2 percent of total international output, depending on discipline. During the 1970s several(More)
An analysis is undertaken of a disciplinary framework for information management suggested by Rowley in 1998 in order to consider its applicability to information services. The analysis uses several case studies that have been conducted on the development of scientific and technological information (STI) services. These services have all been involved in(More)
The Faculty of Information Technology at QUT does not formally carry out distance education for any of its courses. However, it has pursued a number of initiatives that have made it possible for students to carry out an increasing proportion of their coursework off-site. These initiatives include computer-managed learning, World Wide Web and CDROM delivery(More)