5 Things Thursday: DPLA, DAM, East Germany and Dolls?

Here are five things to amaze and amuse: DPLA is hosting a Metadata Aggregation Webinar January 22nd. How do you select the best DAM solution? East German Stasi files open to public online for first time. Awesome wiki about Special Collections and Social Media. Learn the 17 things you can check out of libraries including… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: DPLA, DAM, East Germany and Dolls?

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5 Things Thursday: Cool Libraries, Dublin Core, Bookbinding

Here are more than five things to keep you informed this week: My library, the Central location of The Seattle Public Library made it onto two lists recently - American Public Libraries Great and Small from The New Yorker and Stunning Libraries from Around the World from The Guardian. It really is spectacular. This Dublin… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Cool Libraries, Dublin Core, Bookbinding

5 Things Thursday: MOOC, DAM, Digital Preservation

Here are five things I find interesting: What is a MOOC? A massive open online course, of course. Read about the New Librarianship MOOC here on Hack Library School. I think I want to take this course immediately. How can DAM interact with social media platforms? DAMNEWS examines the perils and benefits of employing DAM… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: MOOC, DAM, Digital Preservation

5 Things Thursday: Born Digital (on the 4th of July?), Webinars, DAM, Interviewing

Here are five things to help you celebrate Independence Day: Have I mentioned all this useful information from OCLC on Born-Digital content? Here are 35 FREE webinars for librarians. My favorite is "How to Build Websites Like Hollywood Builds Movies." Here is a plethora of information on how to nail your library interview from Mr.… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Born Digital (on the 4th of July?), Webinars, DAM, Interviewing