Curated by Henrik de Gyor. 1. Registered Organization Vocabulary (RegORG) & Asset Description Metadata Schema (ADMS) http://bit.ly/174fJ6x 2. Teens and the Future of Libraries: Sharing Best Practices” Webinar Archives and My Questions for Thinking http://dlvr.it/3RVN5P 3. The Padagogy Wheel V2.0: It’s all about transformation and integration http://tinyurl.com/padwheel2 4. Looking for a 'Good Read'? http://infospace.ischool.syr.edu/2012/10/16/goodreads-and-social-cataloging/ 5.… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Vocabulary, Teens, Goodreads
Here are five things from guest contributor Henrik de Gyor: 1. From Cronkite to Couric: Internet Archive gets $1 million to expand TV news collection http://ht.ly/lg2Ll 2. BBC archives celebrating the beauty of steam locomotives http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/collections/p01277qd/steam-railways 3. Wearable Computing, Long Before Google Glass http://www.technologyreview.com/view/515006/from-our-archive-wearable-computing-long-before-google-glass/ 4. How Inconsistent Metadata Impedes Music Industry Growth http://t.co/cdp2gJVsgu 5. “Metadata… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Metadata, Internet Archive, Wearable Computing
Guest post by Henrik de Gyor 1. Digitizing history: 82,000-manuscript collection Vatican Library goes online http://www.thestar.com/news/world/2013/05/02/digitizing_history_82000manuscript_collection_vatican_library_goes_online.html 2. Leaving Cloister of Dusty Offices, Young Archivists Meet Like Minds http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/29/nyregion/archivists-bringing-past-into-future-are-now-less-cloistered.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 3.Digital, Not Dusty: The Archivist’s Tale http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/04/opinion/digital-not-dusty-the-archivists-tale.html 4. 520,000 Pages of Parts Marked by Philharmonic Musicians http://archives.nyphil.org/ 5. Metadata: the rise of data on the web and… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Archivists, Metadata and More!
Here are five things from guest contributor Henrik de Gyor:Library of Congress ebook “Perspectives on Personal Digital Archiving” http://t.co/ktU6ikpXrCLibrary of Congress: “Enhancing Access to the Library’s Collections” https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=eujLEl2X4WE#!"The Copyright Killings" webinar recording http://picturepark.com/copyrightCollection for metadata of 38,000 maps and images http://t.co/pPxzNoh9AkDeployment of RDA (Resource Description and Access) Cataloging and its Expression as Linked Data http://www.niso.org/news/events/2013/dcmi/rda/#slides
I heard a great report on NPR this morning regarding the cash crunch affecting many cultural institutions like Chicago's Field Museum. The topic of deaccessioning collections has long been fraught with controversy for archives, museums and special collections. This story provides some context of the fiscal realities behind these decisions.
Here are five things from esteemed guest editor Henrik de Gyor: 1. Cataloging endangered languages http://t.co/L0QJSTJS 2. Copyright law: Five ways to protect authorship http://www.journalism.co.uk/news/copyright-law-5-ways-to-protect-authorship/s2/a552845/ 3. Photographers' anger at law change over 'orphan works' http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22337406 4. Google's Digital Asset Management Tool? http://lexne.ws/i99 5. Henry Stewart DAM NY conference this week http://www.henrystewartconferences.com/dam/damny2013/