Here are five super things to peruse:
- How will the Vatican digitize millions of documents? Start with 50 experts, five scanners and a lot of time…
- Take part in the Librarian Design Challenge over on theanalogdivide.
- Metadata is a GAAS – granularity, automation, authority, and structure are all key players in creation.
- Great article on adding finding aids to the library catalog. MARC, EAD and crosswalks…
- How do archives make history? For one thing, don’t underestimate the powerful message behind the organization of the archive itself.
Here are five wonderful things:
- Happy National Library Week!
- Check out this fantastic postcard collection online at the Tacoma Public Library.
- What is DAM?
- America’s libraries photographed. And yes, The Seattle Public Library makes it again.
- I want this book on Description: Innovative Practices for Libraries and Special Collections.
Here are five things and a question:
- Should you take a cataloging course in grad school? Hack Lib School says yes and I say heck yeah!
- Want to learn more about rare books and go to California? California Rare Book School has some fabulous offerings. I hope to attend someday.
- Really nice job on CONTENTdm collections from Ball State University here.
- Does the future for public libraries include a Starbucks? Maybe not, but it does include special patron services and events like theaters or toy lending perhaps.
- Library and Archives Canada moves to outsource national catalogue most likely to OCLC.
QUESTION: For Dewey cataloging of 3 dimensional art installations regardless of material, 709 or 730? Discuss.
Here are five more things:
- This company features vintage Vegas images from UNLV Special Collections. Cool!
- Interesting CONTENTdm ideas from Tim Shearer of UNC.
- Library technology webinars on everything from digital media labs to online volunteers from Tech Soup.
- How fabulous is the Getty Research Portal?
- U.S. libraries are community problem solvers. Yes they are…