Here are 5 more things: Last note on the 10th anniversary of the Central Library of The Seattle Public Library - an NPR report. Metadata is key to lots of insight. Learn why it should be taken seriously here. The fantastic circus collection from the University of Texas at Austin. Amusing video on why librarians… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: Metadata, Librarian Lifesavers, Cool Collections
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.
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
Here are five amazing things to knock your socks off this week: Did you ever see an RFID book sorting system in action? Here is the one used at the Central location of The Seattle Public Library as well as some stats and information. Ian Matzen compiled some information on describing digital video which is… Continue reading 5 Things Thursday: DAM, SPL Book Sorting, Digital Video
I love magazines. I still get print magazines for the obvious fashion glossies, but I am extremely excited to use my library card to access other magazines using Zinio via my favorite library system, The Seattle Public Library. All you need is an SPL library card and US Weekly can be yours. Check it out...