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10 Things on the 10th August Edition: DAM, Metadata, Tattoos and Taxonomy

Here are ten things to beat the heat: Another DAM Podcast interview with Lauren Henne of Charter Communications. From John Horodyski, a DAM glossary of terms. At last, university libraries working to make library metadata web searchable. The rise of Wikidata as a linked data source. Hybrid linked data, graph databases and biological knowledge. Webinar… Continue reading 10 Things on the 10th August Edition: DAM, Metadata, Tattoos and Taxonomy

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10 Things on the 10th July Edition: Fireworks, DAM, and Metadata Mayhem

Here are ten stunning July things to read and discuss around the swimming pool: Check out Fragmentarium the digital research laboratory for medieval manuscript fragments. AstraZeneca's journey to media asset management. Another DAM Podcast interviews Alice Cameron of Northwestern University. Cataloguing systems and archiving software from The National Archives. DAM plays for keeps by John… Continue reading 10 Things on the 10th July Edition: Fireworks, DAM, and Metadata Mayhem

10 Things on the 10th June: DAM, Blockchain, Email, Knowledge Graphs

Here are ten things to kick off the summer: Theresa Regli explains what digital asset management is and why you need it. From the CEPIC conference, can blockchain be used for the photo industry? Towards an open research knowledge graph. How does a seasoned DAM professional manage his email? Linked Data for improved organization of… Continue reading 10 Things on the 10th June: DAM, Blockchain, Email, Knowledge Graphs

10 Things on the 10th May: Taxonomies, DAM, Metadata, Digital Preservation

Here are ten more things: Can you break a website with product and site taxonomies? Molly Gurtin explains. John Horodyski on why we really need digital asset management in times of change. How does DAM rockstar David Diamond explain digital asset management. Thinking a lot about what defines metadata quality right now. Using a controlled… Continue reading 10 Things on the 10th May: Taxonomies, DAM, Metadata, Digital Preservation

10 Things on the 10th April: Search, Taxonomy, Folksonomy, YouTube and Colors

Here are ten more things: In the Age of Search, here's why a taxonomy, thesaurus, or controlled vocabulary still helps. What do colors mean around the world? This could affect your photo metadata. YouTube is not a library. Andrew Weaver on using Archivematica with ContentDM. From the steadfast John Horodyski, data is a big deal,… Continue reading 10 Things on the 10th April: Search, Taxonomy, Folksonomy, YouTube and Colors

Special Report: Metadata and the Tagging Process at The New York Times

I have recently been thinking a lot about the combination of automation with actual humans in the metadata application process. This article by Jennifer Parrucci, the Senior Taxonomist at The New York Times, explains how to use rules-based categorization in conjunction with human supervised tagging for the perfect blend of efficiency and accuracy. I appreciate… Continue reading Special Report: Metadata and the Tagging Process at The New York Times