5 Things Thursday: @SPLBuzz Online Collections, DAM, Space Age Crowdsourcing

Here are five summer things:Check out the awesome digital collections at The Seattle Public Library.10 must read books about libraries and librarians which I have not read.David Diamond on the sheer value of information professionals.NASA seeks public help with photo archive.Using ArchivesSpace as DAM for Austin graffiti.Thanks for reading, loyal readers. Taking two weeks off and returning after… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: @SPLBuzz Online Collections, DAM, Space Age Crowdsourcing

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5 Things Thursday: DAM; Adjusting; Cataloging

Here are five things for this week:I found a great article about adjusting to a new library workplace by Joanne Oud. While this examines only academic librarians, I'd say the topics apply to any type of library including things like actual job differing from job description.Are catalogers sometimes like art history detectives? I think so...Five steps for… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: DAM; Adjusting; Cataloging

5 Things Thursday: Rare Materials, Archivists and Archives, OCLC

Here are five more things:OCLC Research Quarterly Highlights (Issue 13) is now available and features interesting articles on digital preservation and Rangananthan as well as scholarly records.Archivally Correct talks about changes for visitors at the National Archives.Some great presentations from the Women Archivists Roundtable.Standard Citation Forms for Rare Materials Cataloging are references to bibliographies and catalogs… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Rare Materials, Archivists and Archives, OCLC