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: Postcard Collection, Happy National Library Week, DAM

Here are five wonderful things: Happy National Library Week! Check out this fantastic postcard collection online at the Tacoma Public Library. What is DAM? America's libraries photographed. And yes, The Seattle Public Library makes it again. I want this book on Description: Innovative Practices for Libraries and Special Collections.

5 Things Thursday: Vegas, baby!, Problem Solving, Getty Research

Here are five more things: This company features vintage Vegas images from UNLV Special Collections. Cool! Interesting CONTENTdm ideas from Tim Shearer of UNC. Library technology webinars on everything from digital media labs to online volunteers from Tech Soup. How fabulous is the Getty Research Portal? U.S. libraries are community problem solvers. Yes they are...

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