5 Things Thursday: MOOC, DAM, Digital Preservation

Here are five things I find interesting:

  1. What is a MOOC? A massive open online course, of course. Read about the New Librarianship MOOC here on Hack Library School. I think I want to take this course immediately.
  2. How can DAM interact with social media platforms? DAMNEWS examines the perils and benefits of employing DAM features to integrate with social media.
  3. Does your library need more cool promotional tools for free? Check out what ProQuest has compiled for you in this Public Library Toolkit.
  4. Here are some digital preservation resources – a Business Case Toolkit as well as some in-depth analysis of current digital preservation policies.
  5. Preparing for banned books week September 22-28? Here are some resources from ALA as well as a quick list on Wikipedia.

Finally, an image of a librarian on the telephone from the Multnomah County Library’s digital collections. Groovy eyeglasses…




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