Here are five things for this week - apologies about the pop ups on some...From the brilliant John Horodyski, Digital Asset Innovation.Right in my own backyard, University of Washington Special Collections saves film clips.Some nifty MARC related tools from Roy Zimmer.Controversy over "gay" penguin books in Singapore.Mass digitization from scratch on code4lib.
Here are five substantial things for this week:What is the SIMP (Submission Information Metadata Packaging) tool developed for use with CONTENTdm and the Ex Libris Rosetta digital preservation system at the University of Utah?Wow - ever need a giant list of digitized manuscripts? Here is one now.Want to know more about the varied life of an academic librarian?Four… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Library Stories, SIMP for CONTENTdm, Digitized Manuscripts
Here are five more things for librarians and fans of information organization:Some statistics on employment for librarians and salaries from Library Journal.Your rare book questions answered here in a comprehensive FAQ page from RBMS.Five tips for librarians using web metrics.Metadata, Schema.org and getting your digital collections noticed.More summaries of RBMS conference - one on copyright and another on all… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Salaries, Rare Books, Metadata
Here are five more things: Cool local history collection from the city of South Perth and the Ransom Center’s First World War digital collection of posters - both powered by CONTENTdm. Summer reading list of DAM books thanks to Henrik de Gyor. Comprehensive summary of Retrofitting Special Collections #RBMS conference highlights. UCSan Diego's Special Collections… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Retrofitting Special Collections, DAM Books
Happy 3rd of July! Here are 5 things, mostly gleaned from Tweets of the librarians that did attend RBMS and ALA this year. Fabulous presentation about spaces for special collections by Shannon Mattern, Associate Professor in the School of Media Studies at The New School in New York. My favorite comment regarding rows and rows… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: #RBMS2014, #ALA2014, Spaces and Metadata