Happy Holidays from Mod Librarian and NYPL!

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.

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5 Things Thursday: Special Collections, Elvis, NYPL, ROI

Here are five great things: Before there were rules about patron confidentiality, Elvis autographed this library card to check out a book. Read this paper on the rising importance of Special Collections (my favorite!). Are you aware that Hack Library School compiled an entire useful e-book? Thank goodness, NYPL rethinks its redesign. Read about it… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Special Collections, Elvis, NYPL, ROI

5 Things Thursday: EAD, DAM, NYPL, NARA

Here are five things to consider this week: Check out this ultra useful site by the EADiva. I learned about EAD during my MLIS, but years of not using it have left me rusty. This site is as clear as can be. Simplicity and beauty and function... Save New York libraries by signing petitions on… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: EAD, DAM, NYPL, NARA

5 Things Thursday: NYPL, DAM’s Gone Wild, Digital Humanities

Many interesting things to peruse this week: Check out this webinar presented by Picturepark and the talented DAM managers at Harley-Davidson. Turns out, they have similar issues to all DAM administrators and some awesome solutions. Big news in a big library system - NYPL and Brooklyn merge technical services without attrition! Learn how here. Want… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: NYPL, DAM’s Gone Wild, Digital Humanities