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
Here are five more things: How should you prepare for digital asset management? More DAM tips from Electric Lane's Sarah Saunders, DAM Guru. Another lovely CONTENTdm collection - 19th Century Political Ballots from Boston Athenaeum. This introduction to metadata piece discusses Dublin Core and MODs in a tidy fashion. What are the best Twitter hashtags… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: DAM, Twitter, Metadata
Here are 5 more things: Last note on the 10th anniversary of the Central Library of The Seattle Public Library - an NPR report. Metadata is key to lots of insight. Learn why it should be taken seriously here. The fantastic circus collection from the University of Texas at Austin. Amusing video on why librarians… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Metadata, Librarian Lifesavers, Cool Collections
Here are five more library-related things to amaze you. Stephen Abram summarizes ALA's 2014 State of America's Libraries report. Check out these Secret Libraries of New York City. I know what I'll be doing on vacation in the fall... Where can you find some affordable online courses on library topics like metadata, RDA, and XML?… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: CONTENTdm, Secret Libraries, Online Classes
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
Here are five things and a question: Should you take a cataloging course in grad school? Hack Lib School says yes and I say heck yeah! Want to learn more about rare books and go to California? California Rare Book School has some fabulous offerings. I hope to attend someday. Really nice job on CONTENTdm… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Cataloging, Rare Books, Future
Here are five more things: This company features vintage Vegas images from UNLV Special Collections. Cool! Interesting CONTENTdm ideas from Tim Shearer of UNC. Library technology webinars on everything from digital media labs to online volunteers from Tech Soup. How fabulous is the Getty Research Portal? U.S. libraries are community problem solvers. Yes they are...