5 Things Thursday: DAM, Taxonomy, Cultural Fit

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.


5 Things Thursday: Postcard Collection, Happy National Library Week, DAM

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.

5 Things Thursday: Vegas, baby!, Problem Solving, Getty Research

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...

5 Things Thursday: Cool Libraries, Dublin Core, Bookbinding

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