Here are 5 more exciting topics to explore:
- Certainly by now, you have all seen the Pew Internet study on young Americans’ library habits. If you have a short attention span, look to Joe Murphy’s site for an astute summary.
- A New Zealand museum archive seems to have some photos pointing to the possibility that Amelia Earhart lived for a time as a castaway. They have no photos of Jimmy Hoffa…
- Ever wonder if blogging counts as publishing in terms of tenure? Lauren Pressley sets us straight.
- Although I wish I had attended the Photo Metadata Conference in Barcelona earlier this month, these presentation links will have to suffice.
- This list on The Signal includes some of my favorite resources for community digital archives. Denver Public Library, anyone?
Lots of things this week – there might be a bonus beyond merely five:
- The interviewer is interviewed – listen to the Elegant Workflow interview with DAM guru Henrik de Gyor.
- Using Metadata to Find Paul Revere – this clever post demonstrates how metadata can be used without necessarily compromising Mr. Revere’s personal life – to locate him.
- Sick of jargon filled librarian speak? Try Unbrary It to demystify library terminology and acronyms.
- Want to see every library and museum on a map? It is pretty impressive!
- Always one of my favorite sites – Librarian Wardrobe announces a party for ALA2013.
BONUS: How do you know if you need a DAM system?
DOUBLE BONUS: Why would Library and Archives Canada take millions of documents out of public domain?
Here are five things to consider this week:
- Check out this ultra useful site by the EADiva. I learned about EAD during my MLIS, but years of not using it have left me rusty. This site is as clear as can be. Simplicity and beauty and function…
- Save New York libraries by signing petitions on the Screwy Decimal site.
- Watch a webinar on being a DAM superhero and then take a DAM quiz.
- What will the library of the future be like? University of Washington professor Joe Janes shares some insight.
- What does the National Archives have against paper clips and staples. Lots!
I’m back! Many thanks to Henrik De Gyor of Another DAM blog and podcast fame. Here are five things:
- A recent project rudely reminded me that I need to remember the XML validator.
- Did you know that Corbis Images has a cave full of archival photos?
- Here’s a collection management system that is new to me. Adlib seems flexible and sustainable.
- As usual, Hack Library School has helpful guidance on keeping track of inspiration.
- Here is an interesting piece on the Here and There blog devoted to archival processing and museum stuff. Nice blog!