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
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.
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
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
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
Five more things: Indiana University Libraries launches digital exhibition of World War II propaganda films. Hack Library School interviews two librarians regarding cataloging and metadata. Most important point is that knowing where and how to find the information (like RDA toolkit and other resources) is more important than knowing it all right out of the… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Dublin Core, Digital Images, WWII Films, Cataloging
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