Another vintage postcard from the New York Public Library digital collections. Hope you are merry and bright! Mod Librarian will be back in 2014 with more great information.
Here are five things for your consideration:Need a super simple DAM system for video? Check out Axle.The British Library has posted some fetching public domain work on Flickr. Lovely collection!Want to learn more about ProQuest librarian Tracey Griffith? She works on AquaBrowser and gives some valuable information for aspiring library professionals.Ever think about using Wikipedia… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Axle, Archives, AquaBrowser
Here are more than five things for your seasonal enjoyment: What the hell is big data anyway? This provides a broad view, but underscores the game changing power of that data. Does a library's discovery service increase ROI? Well, Summon does. Check out this blog post on recent research on journal usage and the Summon… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Big Data, Linked Data, Summon, Gifts
I've been doing a lot of research on web-scale discovery services lately. This article published on Information Today yesterday by Athena Hopper is extremely comprehensive. The division between the central index and the discovery layer is explained, major players in the WSD market are contrasted, and the article wraps up with a useful list of… Continue reading Web-Scale Discovery
Here are five things: Interesting Slideshare on DAM for Museums by Andrew Lewis from the Victoria and Albert Museum. From the OCLC Research blog, Hanging Together, two exceptional posts - one on Harvesting Book Metadata and the other on Metadata for Digital Objects. Check out this panel of digital asset management rockstars - video of… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: DAM, Metadata, Archives and Holidays