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Alt+library (Sacramento, CA. Alt+library is a place to meet other readers and find new ways to be a part of the library community.

alt+library (Sacramento, CA

The Sacramento Public Library has changed--we're conducting book clubs in bars and coffee shops, organizing speed dating events, and hosting videogame tournaments, in addition to lending books, movies, music, and more. This is the place to find out about some of our newest events. Also, look at our website: www.altlibrary.com. Genre X. What the Book. The learning place for libraries.

Digital collections

Processing. Cataloging. Woodlands Download Library. MARC STANDARDS (Network Development and MARC Standards Office, Library of Congress) Ipl2: Information You Can Trust. WSU Virtual Motor City Collection (Detroit News): Home. Virtual Motor CityProject Highlights Virtual Motor City Partners and Images Browse Subjects | Decades | Videos Project Goals | Project Timeline | Scanning Procedures | Data Mapping Tables | Contributors | Photo Usage | Comments/Questions Virtual Motor City is the name of an IMLS sponsored digitization project, carried out by the Wayne State University Library System and the Walter P.

WSU Virtual Motor City Collection (Detroit News): Home

Reuther Library. The digitized images in the project represent a small subset of the Detroit News Collection, one of the premier photojournalistic resources freely available from a national-level newspaper and held at the Reuther Library. Multnomah County Library. Innovative Users Group. LISTSERV 15.5 - MICHLIB-L List at LISTSERV2.MICHIGAN.GOV. Home - Ohio State University Libraries. NOBLE Swapshop. NOBLE, the North of Boston Library Exchange, is a consortium of 28 public and academic libraries.

NOBLE Swapshop

Founded over 20 years ago, NOBLE fosters resource sharing among our member libraries in many ways– we share an integrated library system, patrons, library materials, and professional expertise. The NOBLE Swapshop is an extension of our resource sharing activities. WILIUG June 2006 Conference. WILIUG. Next Age of Discovery. Welcome to the Michigan Library Association. D-Lib Magazine In Brief and In the News. March/April 2011 A New Tool to Increase Use of In-Copyright Works Contributed by: Naomi Korn Project Director, OER IPR Support naomi@naomikorn.com and Neil Witt Associate Professor, Head of Technology Enhanced Learning N.Witt@plymouth.ac.uk University of Plymouth Plymouth, United Kingdom The Risk Management Calculator is an important contribution to the toolkit that UK universities and colleges need to use to help them develop and publish OERs (open educational resources).

D-Lib Magazine In Brief and In the News

Created by a team of copyright specialists and staff from the Department of Technology Enhanced Learning, at the University of Plymouth in the UK, the intention of the Calculator was initially to help universities and colleges in the UK funded to develop OERs. Think-Tank on the Future of Music Search, Access and Consumption Gerd Leonhard (mediafuturist.com) opened the Think-Tank with a keynote on the next 3-5 years in the music business. Cloud Media Networked Business Models Experience Economy Data Economy Webtracks. Cat, the Michigan eLibrary Catalog and Resource Sharing System. Book Protection : Easy Bind® Repair and Reinforcement Tape. Kapco > KAPCO Book Protection > Products > Tapes > Easy Bind® Repair and Reinforcement Tape All-Purpose Polyester Mending/Repair Tape.

Book Protection : Easy Bind® Repair and Reinforcement Tape

Exclusive 1/8" Peel 'n Place® Centering Strip. Acid-Free, Non-Yellowing Adhesive.Reinforce HingesMend Torn PagesAffix Loose PagesRepair Documents, Photos, Drawings and More1 mil Clear, Low Glare Matte Polyester U.S. Patents #4,879,149 and #5,017,070; Canadian Patent #1,324,626; European Patent #EP 0 337 611 B1; Irish Patent #65112. Awful Library Books.

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[WorldCat.org] Search for books, music, videos, articles and more in libraries near you. Genre-form Guide (Motion Picture and Television Reading Room, Library ... How Open Source Software Can Improve the Library - CollegeOnline.org. Remember a time when doing research required us to have to go to the library?

How Open Source Software Can Improve the Library - CollegeOnline.org

Your school had one, and that's probably where you spent most of your library time. If it wasn't your school, then it was probably your local town or city library. Some of these libraries may have been tiny little holes in the wall with just a few thousand books while others were huge university libraries with 10,000 of books, magazines, newspapers, cd, microfiche, and more. The depth a library can have can range greatly; it all depends on how much money that library gets in funding. The big college libraries obviously get the most due to the fact that they are part of an actual business model that produces a significant amount of money. Healthy People Library Project. HAPLR Index. Crimson Multimedia for Schools and Libraries in Mystic CT 06355 USA. Comics Links. -- compiled for librarians by Steve Raiteri last update -- 10/02/2004 Links added since the last update are annotated in red.

Comics Links

This list is not restricted to sites on material appropriate for ages 12-16 -- many sites here will discuss more "mature readers"-oriented material, and also graphic novels for younger readers. Booklists for Young Adults on the Web. Last time new lists added: January 18, 2001.

Booklists for Young Adults on the Web

Last time all links were checked for linkrot: January 3, 2001. Booklists for Young Adults on the Web compiled by Maggi Rohde - (librarymaggi@yahoo.com) This index was compiled from the many YA-related web pages created by librarians, educators and others serving young adults. I hope it is useful to you. Infrared cleaning. Infrared cleaning is a technique used by some film scanners and flatbed scanners to reduce or remove the effect of dust and scratches upon the finished scan.

Infrared cleaning

It works by collecting an additional infrared channel from the scan at the same position and resolution as the three visible color channels (red, green, and blue). The infrared channel, in combination with the other channels, is used to detect the location of scratches and dust. Once located, those defects can be corrected by scaling or replaced by inpainting. ATN-reading-lists - home. Ted Marcus' Virtual Light Table: Scanning 110-Format Film (and Kodachrome) Scanning 110-Format Film (and Kodachrome) Updated February 2013 Preamble · Prerequisites · Pitfalls · Process · Past Preamble This article grew out of techniques I found mostly by trial and error while scanning my collection of 110-format (Pocket Instamatic) Kodachrome slides.

Ted Marcus' Virtual Light Table: Scanning 110-Format Film (and Kodachrome)

Some of those pictures are in the Europe Through the Front Door section of this Web site. Prerequisites 110 film requires at least a 4000dpi scanner. You’ll need a dedicated film scanner, which is unfortunately now an endangered species. My Plustek 7600i scanner, at 7200dpi, can produce a 4535x3042 scan from an uncropped 110 slide.

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Introduction to Metadata (Research at the Getty) VRA Bulletin. Editorial Staff Content Editor (Electronic Edition): Anne Blecksmith, Getty Research Institute. Innovative Interfaces: Trusted Library Technology and Services. Home - American Library Association. MCLS - Midwest Collaborative for Library Services. Libraries. IMLS Library Statistics - Overview. The President’s Budget Request for 2008 included funds for the Institute of Museum and Library Services to administer the Public Library Survey and the State Library Agency Survey, effective October 1, 2007. From its inception in 1989 though 2007, these two surveys were administered by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). In anticipation of congressional appropriation, The National Center for Education Statistics and the Institute of Museum and Library Services are working cooperatively to implement this policy. The Institute is pleased to provide this important service.

Current, accurate and ongoing collection of library data is an essential foundation for quality library services in the United States. The Institute is committed to the continued excellence of this program. Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) SGML and XML as (Meta-) Markup Languages Both SGML and XML are "meta" languages because they are used for defining markup languages. A markup language defined using SGML or XML has a specific vocabulary (labels for elements and attributes) and a declared syntax (grammar defining the hierarchy and other features). Conceived notionally in the 1960s - 1970s, the Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML, ISO 8879:1986) gave birth to a profile/subset called the Extensible Markup Language (XML), published as a W3C Recommendation in 1998.

Depending upon your perspective and requirements, the differences between SGML and XML are inconsequential or immense. EAD (Encoded Archival Description) Help Pages. Mission Statement The EAD Roundtable of the Society of American Archivists is intended to promote the implementation and use of encoding standards for dissemination of archival information. To this end, we aim to provide tools and information for use in encoding archival descriptions; discuss and facilitate the use of software for markup, parsing, indexing, and delivery; and monitor and contribute to encoding standard development for archival description. Background Following the creation of EAD Listserv in 1996 and the launch of the official EAD website by Library of Congress in 1996, members of the Society of American Archivists identified the need for a group to handle the more informal aspects of EAD implementation.

A petition to create a Roundtable in late 1997 was approved by the Council of the Society of American Archivists. Recent News & Announcements. EAD: Encoded Archival Description Version 2002 Official Site (EAD ... General information. Text Encoding Initiative. Prints & Photographs Online Catalog - Thesaurus for Graphic Materials ... Art & Architecture Thesaurus (Research at the Getty) The Getty vocabularies are now available as Linked Open Data. Learn more. What is cinnabar? What is a rhyton? Somedayangeline - Presentations and Committee Work. MLA Teen Services Division Board (TSD) Member-at-Large 2005-2007, Secretary/Historian 2007-2008, Web Liaison 2005-2008. BookMooch: exchange books and trade them, like a book swap or book barter.

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