5 Things Thursday: SEO, DAM, Findability, IPTC Video Metadata

Here are five things: How to balance website user experience with SEO. Digital asset management for everyone. Another DAM Podcast talks to Kate Jordan Gofus about DAM for video assets. The complete guide to local SEO for multiple locations. How to make library and special collections items findable through cataloging. BONUS: Please review and comment… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: SEO, DAM, Findability, IPTC Video Metadata

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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: Retrofitting Special Collections, DAM Books

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

5 Things Thursday: DAM, Special Collections, Primary Sources

Five things straight from my iPhone. Forgive typos please! 1. Is digital asset management a perfect career path for librarians? I think so and INALJ agrees. 2. Are MLIS programs teaching students how to catalog a variety of formats and materials? Nope. 3. ALA presents comprehensive study on special collections. 4. Do projects requiring students… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: DAM, Special Collections, Primary Sources

5 Things Thursday: Rare Books, Maps, Digital Collections

This is my 500th post for Mod Librarian! Celebrate and check out these 5 things: Two books on map cataloging by Paige Andrew of Penn State University Libraries - one on RDA and maps, the other basics of sheet maps. Here is an interesting interview with Digital Archivist at UCLA Gloria Gonzalez. I've been thinking… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Rare Books, Maps, Digital Collections