Many interesting things to peruse this week: Check out this webinar presented by Picturepark and the talented DAM managers at Harley-Davidson. Turns out, they have similar issues to all DAM administrators and some awesome solutions. Big news in a big library system - NYPL and Brooklyn merge technical services without attrition! Learn how here. Want… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: NYPL, DAM’s Gone Wild, Digital Humanities
"Alaska’s Digital Archives purpose is to provide a single easy to use location for institutions across this state to share their historical resources." Take a look at this collaborative effort between Alaska's academic and historical institutions, libraries and museums. It is a truly remarkable unified source for historical photographs, albums, oral histories, moving images, maps, documents,… Continue reading Alaska’s Digital Archives
Are you familiar with the Polar Bear Expedition Digital Collections at the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan? I wasn't until I started researching ways to integrate MARC records, EAD, finding aids, user tagging and interoperability. The collections are amazing, but the behind the scenes peek offered by the articles on the About page… Continue reading Special Collections: The Next Generation
Here are five things from the new WordPress blog location. Enjoy!
- From Hack Library School, a topic near and dear to my heart – ‘Apply Yourself.’ I have heard too many reticent library students lament that they don’t have the experience to do X, Y or Z. Many people ask how I got my dreamy job. I simply applied. And I show up and work hard every day.
- Duke University innovates yet again. Check out this new library service Digitize This Book! Digitization on demand for Duke users could be the wave of the future in helping libraries assess what requires digitization.
- One of my favorite lines on Henrik de Gyor’s Another DAM blog “Some vendors like to confuse clients.” Read about the DAM Glossary here.
- Check out this interesting and oddly accessible post on Improving Linked Data from Smithsonian Libraries. Even though the subject matter is…
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Here are five things from the new WordPress blog location. Enjoy!From Hack Library School, a topic near and dear to my heart - 'Apply Yourself.' I have heard too many reticent library students lament that they don't have the experience to do X, Y or Z. Many people ask how I got my dreamy job.… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Just Show Up!, Digitization, DAM, Training
Design Sponge got a sneak peek at The New York Public Library's valentine collection.
Here are five more tantalizing information related things for Valentine's Day: Ten social media tips for libraries that are easy to implement and maintain. How did the NYPL increase card sign ups by 35% using smart social media? Want to know how t...