Here are five more library-related things to amaze you. Stephen Abram summarizes ALA's 2014 State of America's Libraries report. Check out these Secret Libraries of New York City. I know what I'll be doing on vacation in the fall... Where can you find some affordable online courses on library topics like metadata, RDA, and XML?… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: CONTENTdm, Secret Libraries, Online Classes
Here are five things and a question: Should you take a cataloging course in grad school? Hack Lib School says yes and I say heck yeah! Want to learn more about rare books and go to California? California Rare Book School has some fabulous offerings. I hope to attend someday. Really nice job on CONTENTdm… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Cataloging, Rare Books, Future
In honor of my 450th post, here are five things plus for your enjoyment: Check out all the super cool content accumulating on DPLA. I especially like the explore options (by map, by timeline) and also collections like the ski archives from Mountain West Digital Library. Can a DAM system be both functional and beautiful?… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: DPLA, DAM, Archives
I was fortunate to attend some of the CONTENTdm User Group conference held at The Seattle Public Library this week. Here are some summaries and links to resources from the presentations I found interesting. I think the presentations will eventually be linked to the website for the event, but in the meantime, I wanted to… Continue reading CONTENTdm Conference Summary – #CONTENTdm @SPLBuzz @OCLC
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
I stopped by the OCLC booth at ALA and was thrilled to meet the CEO of OCLC, Mr. Jay Jordan. He is a very nice man. After our chat, I listened to one of the presenters talk about CONTENTdm and asked him some particulars about changes in the last c...
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