5 Things Thursday: Archivists, RDA Express, DAM Infographic

Here are five plus things to ponder: Where do archivists belong? Figure that out, then look at this link to DACS (Describing Archives: A Content Standard) to get inspired and finally, take this survey on preservation of social media. Check out this nifty infographic on the business case for digital asset management (DAM). This sounds… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Archivists, RDA Express, DAM Infographic

5 Things Thursday: FRBR, Special Collections, Cataloging, Librarians

In honor of my first week of work at my new job as Catalog Librarian, Special Collections at The Seattle Public Library, here are five wonderful things: Do you understand FRBR? Here is an insightful post on FRBR, conceptual modeling and lots of formerly confusing stuff. Take a few readings to digest this information before… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: FRBR, Special Collections, Cataloging, Librarians

5 Things Thursday: Taxonomy, Serials Solutions, NARA

Here are five interesting things: The Seattle Chapter of ASIS&T posted a video of a talk by Andrew Szydlowski of Serials Solutions speaking to University of Washington students about his career trajectory from traditional library to technology metadata wrangler. Really interesting information for students of all kinds, as well as librarians wondering about the corporate… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Taxonomy, Serials Solutions, NARA