5 Things Thursday: DAM Workflow, Beautiful Libraries, Radical Posters

Here are five more things for you: "Workflow. It's like a buzzword without any buzz." - from Jim Kidwell's article Digital Asset Management Workflow: The Unsung Hero of DAM. Check out this archive of posters documenting radical history from the University of Michigan Library. Another list of the world's most beautiful libraries and The Seattle… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: DAM Workflow, Beautiful Libraries, Radical Posters

5 Things Thursday: DAMNY, Hulton Archive, Linked Data

Here are five more exciting things: Agenda announced for DAMNY. Super early bird discount ends tomorrow! Really cool video about the photos in the Hulton Archive. See a real card catalog and learn about wacky research requests. And the Hulton Archive landing page on Getty Images. Trying to understand Linked Data like I am? These… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: DAMNY, Hulton Archive, Linked Data

5 Things Thursday: Librarians, Seed Catalogs, Archival Resources

Here are five things to expand your library minds: Five things that people don't realize librarians do. Because they just read books all day... Fabulous resource page from The National Archives in the UK. The section on Practical Guidance is particularly compelling. Lovely collection of seed catalogs in a digital archive from the USDA. Take… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Librarians, Seed Catalogs, Archival Resources

5 Things Thursday: Local History, EAD, Web Archives

Here are five more things... A little local history find for Seattle folks - "Lost Eddie Sato World's Fair Photos Now Found." The slides were at a discount store in Chicago. Pretty mod stuff! Why archive websites? This article from LOC tells you about the why and what of web archiving. I've been looking for… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Local History, EAD, Web Archives