Here are five things: Another DAM Podcast interview with Jade Jourdan of Edwards Lifesciences. The taxonomy behind The Toast. A long and informative read on the sustainability of digitized special collections. Why your next big database decision may be a graph. Lots of buzz about the importance of cultural fit in hiring.
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
Here are five wonderful things: Happy National Library Week! Check out this fantastic postcard collection online at the Tacoma Public Library. What is DAM? America's libraries photographed. And yes, The Seattle Public Library makes it again. I want this book on Description: Innovative Practices for Libraries and Special Collections.
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...
Here are more than five things to keep you informed this week: My library, the Central location of The Seattle Public Library made it onto two lists recently - American Public Libraries Great and Small from The New Yorker and Stunning Libraries from Around the World from The Guardian. It really is spectacular. This Dublin… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Cool Libraries, Dublin Core, Bookbinding
Another vintage postcard from the New York Public Library digital collections. Hope you are merry and bright! Mod Librarian will be back in 2014 with more great information.