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

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5 Things Thursday: Born Digital (on the 4th of July?), Webinars, DAM, Interviewing

Here are five things to help you celebrate Independence Day: Have I mentioned all this useful information from OCLC on Born-Digital content? Here are 35 FREE webinars for librarians. My favorite is "How to Build Websites Like Hollywood Builds Movies." Here is a plethora of information on how to nail your library interview from Mr.… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Born Digital (on the 4th of July?), Webinars, DAM, Interviewing

5 Things Thursday: Just Show Up!, Digitization, DAM, Training

Here are five things from the new WordPress blog location. Enjoy!From Hack Library School, a topic near and dear to my heart - 'Apply Yourself.' I have heard too many reticent library students lament that they don't have the experience to do X, Y or Z. Many people ask how I got my dreamy job.… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Just Show Up!, Digitization, DAM, Training

5 Things Thursday: Digital Collections, Citing a Tweet, Future of Libraries

Taking a brief break from my ALA Mid-Winter reporting (don't fret - there is much more to come), here are five things: From the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation blog Impatient Optimists, an article on America's attitude towards libraries in the dig...