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… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Metadata, Finding Aids, Archives, Digitization
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… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Cataloging, Rare Books, Future
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...