5 Things Thursday: Autotagging, DAM, IA Summit

Here are five things: Two interesting articles on image content recognition and automated metadata generation. Summary: we are not there yet...people are still needed! Nice recap of the IA Summit. Cool archival processing videos from BYU special collections. DAM Guru Talk with Spencer Harris. Another great installment of Librarian Tips for DAM Managers - User… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Autotagging, DAM, IA Summit

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5 Things Thursday: More DAM, Portland Art Museum, NYPL, Viewshare

Here are 5 more things: Criteria for shopping for an appropriate digital asset management system. NYPL explores "The Networked Catalog." Learn about new features in Viewshare visualization software. How digital asset management helps museums. A case study on the Portland Art Museum and Extensis Portfolio.

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