5 Things Thursday: Crime Photos, DAM, Metadata

Here are five more things for your enjoyment: Not for the faint of heart - the Chicago Tribune crime photo collection. Latest speakers confirmed for DAM New York – Home Box Office Inc, The Associated Press and Ford Foundation. Early Bird ends next Friday. Looking for metadata in all the wrong places. Another DAM Podcast… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Crime Photos, DAM, Metadata

5 Things Thursday: DAMNY, Hulton Archive, Linked Data

Here are five more exciting things: Agenda announced for DAMNY. Super early bird discount ends tomorrow! Really cool video about the photos in the Hulton Archive. See a real card catalog and learn about wacky research requests. And the Hulton Archive landing page on Getty Images. Trying to understand Linked Data like I am? These… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: DAMNY, Hulton Archive, Linked Data

5 Things Thursday: BISAC, DAM, Special Collections

Here are five more things to consider: Some fine resources on switching to a BISAC classification system - Dewey We or Don't We? Hack Lib School on surviving cataloging class. How do people (especially kids) name things? A fascinating study of naming and ordering in special collections. Book - Digital Asset Management for Photographers. Librarian… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: BISAC, DAM, Special Collections

5 Things Thursday: Local History, EAD, Web Archives

Here are five more things... A little local history find for Seattle folks - "Lost Eddie Sato World's Fair Photos Now Found." The slides were at a discount store in Chicago. Pretty mod stuff! Why archive websites? This article from LOC tells you about the why and what of web archiving. I've been looking for… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Local History, EAD, Web Archives