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Community College Library Consortium Home. Collection Development Policy: LaGuardia Community College Library Media Resources Center. Is there a book you'd like for our Browsing Collection?

Collection Development Policy: LaGuardia Community College Library Media Resources Center

Let us know! Introduction The primary goal of collection development at the LaGuardia Library Media Resource Center is to support the College’s immediate academic needs. Collection Development has a commitment to support the informational and research needs of the College’s many academic programs as well as specific obligations to support programs subject to accreditation review. The Library also has a commitment to the LaGuardia community at large providing materials of practical and intellectual value to enhance the LaGuardia educational experience overall.

Media Resources Collection Development Policy. For all areas not specifically addressed in this policy, please refer to the JMU Libraries Collection Development Policy: Scope of Collections This document outlines JMU Libraries' media collection development, selection and management policies across libraries.

Media Resources Collection Development Policy

The media collection consists of video and other multimedia in physical form, the bulk of which is housed in the Media Resources Center in Carrier Library. Media titles are also located in the Music Library and Rose Library to correspond with the needs of academic programs in proximity to these facilities. Why We Weed. About This Site Librarians, bibliophiles, and lovers of nostalgia are all welcome here.

Why We Weed

Your librarians for this site are Mary Kelly and Holly Hibner. We are public librarians in Michigan. We have both been holding court at various reference desks for over ten years and love talking about library collections and library service. We also regularly present and consult on various library topics. This site is a collection of library holdings that we find amusing and/or questionable for libraries trying to maintain a current and relevant collection. Notable Videos for Adults. Have you seen an amazing video lately?

Notable Videos for Adults

Not a feature film, but a video of a performance, an educational title, or a how-to, geared toward an adult audience. Weeding Library Collections: A Selected Annotated Bibliography for Library Collection Evaluation. "Next to emptying the outdoor bookdrop on cold and snowy days, weeding is the most undesirable job in the library.

Weeding Library Collections: A Selected Annotated Bibliography for Library Collection Evaluation

It is also one of the most important. Collections that go unweeded tend to be cluttered, unattractive, and unreliable informational resources. " - Will Manley, "The Manley Arts," Booklist, March 1, 1996, p. 1108. There are two aspects to weeding. The first is the writing of a collection development or selection policy that is appropriate for your community; this will serve as a guideline as you make decisions about your collection. At-risk VHS collections & the NYU solution. Posted by Sarah on Friday, March 21, 2014 · Leave a Comment Like many institutions of our size (or larger), my library has a large collection of commercially produced VHS tapes.

At-risk VHS collections & the NYU solution

Many of these titles are out of print, yet still heavily used for teaching and research. And as technology is ever-changing, what used to be a collections bragging point has now become an albatross, and for years we haven’t had much of a notion of how to address the issue. Crewmethod08. Preservation Self-Assessment Program (PSAP) 2016IFFVHSDigitizationWorkshopNotes. VHS Digitization: Best Practices and Training. Preservation of Analog Video through Digitization » Oral History in the Digital Age. Comparing Formats for Video Digitization. The following is a guest post by Carl Fleischhauer, a Digital Initiatives Project Manager in the Office of Strategic Initiatives.

Comparing Formats for Video Digitization

FADGI format comparison projects. The Audio-Visual Working Group within the Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative recently posted a comparison of a few selected digital file formats for consideration when reformatting videotapes. We sometimes call these target formats: they are the output format that you reformat to. Videos and Podcasts. Illustration of video file and wrapper from WITNESS.

Videos and Podcasts

Some of you information professionals may have experienced incidents where, in the middle of a breezy conversation, you get caught off guard by a question about your work (“What do you do?”) And you struggle to come up with a straightforward, clear answer without losing the listener’s attention or narcotizing them into a stupor with your explanation.

Communicating lucid, stripped-down technical information to a general audience is a challenge…not dumbing down the information but simplifying it. Or, rather, un-complicating it and getting right to the point. A New Underclass: The People Who Big Data Leaves Behind. Many people are becoming concerned about the myriad ways their lives are monitored, tracked, and reduced to mere data points for some shady government agency or corporation to crunch with an algorithm.

A New Underclass: The People Who Big Data Leaves Behind

But those who are less digitally connected may actually have the complete opposite problem, according to a recent essay in Stanford Law Review: They are not being tracked enough. "Big data poses risks also to those persons who are not swallowed up by it—whose information is not regularly harvested, farmed, or mined," writes Jonas Lerman, a legal adviser at the U.S. Department of State. Once upon a time, people’s growing trails of digital data exhaust were used mostly used to serve them more personalized advertisements and coupons. Who cares if that didn’t apply to you? These days, however, "big data" analysis is starting to influence decision of higher import that will determine how we live and the opportunities we receive. Digital Management for Cultural Heritage. Developed through IMLS funding for Project CHART (Cultural Heritage, Access, Research, and Technology), the Digital Management for Cultural Heritage program prepares students for careers in cultural heritage institutions in the digital world across libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.

Digital Management for Cultural Heritage

Students acquire a wide range of skills and knowledge from digital preservation and curation to digital scholarship, enabling them to become leaders in the field working from a cutting-edge vantage point and with creativity. The Curriculum. Data management frameworks. Home - Research Data Management Curriculum Guide - Library Guides at University of Washington Libraries. TeamPlatform Online Project Management for Product Design and Engineering Services. Minimize Downloads and Check 3D Models Instantly with Online 3D Previews – Any Format, Any Revision Forget the translator and dump the workstation, licenses, maintenance fees and never-ending updates you must install.

TeamPlatform obviates the need for installed software by providing online views of an extremely wide range of 3D formats like SolidWorks, Siemens NX, CATIA, Pro/E (Creo), Autodesk, IGES, STEP, STL, PLY, FLS, and more, directly in an ordinary web-browser, without plug-ins. Stay continuously engaged in the collaboration process without leaving the browser. Learn More TeamPlatform 3D Web Viewer Powerful Meta Data Search Powerful search features allow you to find CAD and 3D quickly so you can copy, move or share files.

Visual search with CAD & 3D thumbnailsSearch by comments, owner or labelCAD Meta-Data search will search through all custom properties in SolidWorks and other CAD files. Tools for CAD Assemblies. Welcome to DRAMBORA Interactive: Log in or Register to Use the Toolkit. Data Management & Curation. Checklist for a Data Management Plan. How to Develop a Data Management and Sharing Plan. By Sarah Jones, Digital Curaton Centre Published: 8 September, 2011 Browse the guide below or download the pdf. What%27s%20the%20Deal%20with%20Copyright %20Final%20version2. 11 KennyMcGovern 5OrganizationalStages. Safeguarding collections. Identifying Threats to Successful Digital Preservation: the SPOT Model for Risk Assessment.

D-Lib Magazine September/October 2012 Volume 18, Number 9/10Table of Contents Identifying Threats to Successful Digital Preservation: the SPOT Model for Risk Assessment Sally Vermaaten Statistics New Zealand sally.vermaaten@stats.govt.nz Brian Lavoie OCLC lavoie@oclc.org Priscilla Caplan Florida Virtual Campus (FLVC) pcaplan@ufl.edu. Digital Libraries: A Vision for the 21st Century: A Festschrift in Honor of Wendy Lougee on the Occasion of her Departure from the University of Michigan. Anne R. Kenney & Nancy Y. McGovern Introduction For over a decade, the national media periodically has treated the American public to horror stories regarding the fate of important documents available only in digital form. B whitepaper building an roi business case for email archiving with rdrw llp 12 2007. Digital Preservation Business Case Toolkit - wiki.dpconline.org.

A comprehensive toolkit to help practitioners and middle managers build business cases to fund digital preservation activities. When I Go Away: Getting Your Digital Affairs in Order. Donnelly%20Jones%20DMP checklist. How to Develop a Data Management and Sharing Plan. Home: DMPTool. DH Curation Guide. Home - Data Management for the Humanities. Write an Effective Data Management Plan. We support the easy-to-use DMPTool to create an effective Data Management Plan. What is LaTeX? General Description. Ghiro - automated digital image forensics tool. Prince - Convert HTML to PDF with CSS. Well Sorted - Organising the World. Get a peek into the mind of your users.

Ghiro - automated digital image forensics tool. Home - Curation - Confluence. UC3 is a creative partnership bringing together the expertise and resources of the University of California. Together we provide high quality and cost-effective solutions that enable campus constituencies — museums, libraries, archives, academic departments, research units, and individual researchers — to have direct control over the management, curation, and preservation of the information resources underpinning their scholarly activities.

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Chosing a Digital Asset Managament System ... BitCurator. What's the Deal with Copyright_ Final version2. Selecting-file-formats.pdf. Senior Lecturer in Literature, Technology and Publishing. Introduction Scholarly publishing is totally broken. What repositories do: The OAIS model. Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine. SHERPA.