@DPLA: Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) has been popping up in library news frequently as the official launch on March 18th approaches.From a great article in American Libraries, to a LibraryBox SXSW project, DPLA is ready to launch in a big way. But what exactly is DPLA and did the idea originate or coincide… Continue reading @DPLA: Digital Public Library of America

5 Things Thursday: Just Show Up!, Digitization, DAM, Training

Here are five things from the new WordPress blog location. Enjoy!From Hack Library School, a topic near and dear to my heart - 'Apply Yourself.' I have heard too many reticent library students lament that they don't have the experience to do X, Y or Z. Many people ask how I got my dreamy job.… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Just Show Up!, Digitization, DAM, Training

#alamw13: Sustainable Collections, Backstage, Crowley

Here are brief reports on three vendors I visited during the ALA Mid-Winter conference that offer really great services for collection management and digitization. Sustainable Collection Services : this innovative company takes an unglamorous yet ...