Mahendra Mahey is the manager of British Library Labs (BL Labs), which was an Andrew W. Mellon foundation and now solely British Library funded initiative supporting and inspiring the use of the its data in innovative ways. BL Labs encourages and helps scholars, artists, entrepreneurs, educators and innovators to work with the BL’s digital collections through competitions, awards and other engagement activities. Mahendra is working on developing an international support network with colleagues to bring Galleries, Libraries (national, state, university and public) Archives, Museum digital Labs together that either had, are planning and already have digital experimental ‘Labs’ to share expertise, knowledge and experience in order to build better ‘GLAM Labs’ for their organisations and users.


TitleCurrent Approaches to Sharing Knowledge: Tales from the KQ
VenueKnowledge Centre Theatre
Time14:00 – 15:00