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Archives & Museum Informatics: Consulting, Publishing and Training for Cultural Heritage Professionals

Archives & Museum Informatics: Consulting, Publishing and Training for Cultural Heritage Professionals
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Reboot Your LIS Career? According to marketing whiz Mitch Joel, author of Ctrl Alt Delete (Business Plus, 2013), we’re all sort of hanging out in uncharted territory these days, or as Joel puts it “purgatory.” New media technology has forever changed both the way we do business and the way we communicate with each other. Even those companies (and individuals) willing to adapt aren’t quite sure which way to adapt to ensure their future viability – or employability. Joel’s goal is to provide a reboot roadmap for businesses (Section 1) and individuals (Section 2) that will help them successfully navigate future opportunities. To quote the author, …there are bigger forces at play: technology, connectivity, mobility, analytics, data, creativity, commerce, publishing, and more that will continue to reshape and change how we do business. So what does all of this mean to those of us tap-dancing as fast as we can to keep our LIS skills aligned with emerging career opportunities? Ctr Alt Delete: Reboot Your Business.

Museums and the Web | the on-line space for museum informatics Division of Library & Information Science Blog “Likes” are lovely, but do they lead to more logins? Developing metrics for academic libraries’ Facebook pages A lot has changed in the five years since the Rutgers University Libraries set up our first Facebook page. When the university librarian approved our initiative in fall 2006, academic libraries’ outposts on Facebook appeared to be far from common. In the article “Do you Facebook? Networking with Students Online,” Brian Mathews noted that he conducted a global search and found “a handful of other libraries had created profiles” on Facebook.1 So as we launched the Rutgers University Libraries’ Facebook presence, the effort felt like pioneering into relatively unchartered territory. In 2011, the norm has changed, and now it is far more common for academic libraries to have Facebook profiles. In this article I propose a set of simple measures that an academic library can use to gauge the impact of their Facebook activities and offer some suggestions on how to increase the viability of a library’s Facebook page. Are fans lining up?

CV ACRL Institute for Information Literacy Immersion November 2011, Nashville, TN. Attended assessment track focused on learning outcomes, assessment types, and building a culture of assessment. ACRL Institute for Information Literacy Immersion July 2010, Burlington, VT. Triangle Research Library Network Management Academy November 2008, Chapel Hill, NC. Masters of Information Studies August 2003 to December 2004Florida State University School of Information Studies, Tallahassee, FL. Masters of Social Work August 1999 to April 2001Florida State University School of Social Work, Tallahassee, FL. International Study Program January 1998 to June 1998Denmark’s International Study Program, Copenhagen, DK Studied European History, sociology, political science, and Danish language. Bachelor of Arts with Honors August 1995 to May 1999Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT. Major achievements: Head of Instructional Initiatives April 2008 to April 2011Norwich University, Northfield, VT. Book Chapters Books

keyword.com keywords GO direct to web pages and files. 5 Technology Skills Every Blended Librarian Needs to Know | Designer Librarian Being a blended librarian means having a combination of traditional library skills, instructional design skills, and pedagogical knowledge of educational technology. It also means developing some strong technology skills to support that ‘blendedness.’ In thinking about all the technology skills that are useful for blended librarianship, I came up with 5 particular skills that I consider essential to the profession. There are many more technology skills that I could have listed, but I chose these specifically because I think they represent the breadth of skills needed for blended librarianship. Here they are: PowerPoint. Like this: Like Loading...

Rijksmuseum Digitizes & Makes Free Online 210,000 Works of Art, Masterpieces Included! We all found it impressive when Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum put up 125,000 Dutch works of art online. “Users can explore the entire collection, which is handily sorted by artist, subject, style and even by events in Dutch history,” explained Kate Rix in our first post announcing it. ” “Not only can users create their own online galleries from selected works in the museum’s collection, they can download Rijksmuseum artwork for free to decorate new products.” But we posted that almost two and a half years ago, and you can hardly call the Rijksmuseum an institution that sits idly by while time passes, or indeed does anything at all by half measures: think of their creation of Rembrandt’s Facebook timeline, their commissioning of late Rembrandt canvases brought to life, or of their accommodation of terminally ill patients visiting one last time. You want the Dutch Masters? Related Content: The Rijksmuseum Puts 125,000 Dutch Masterpieces Online, and Lets You Remix Its Art

» bjbrown@fsu.edu ACRL TechConnect Blog Editor’s Note: This post is part of ACRL TechConnect’s series by our regular and guest authors about The Setup of our work. After being tagged by Eric Phetteplace, I was pleased to discover that I had been invited to take part in the “This is How I Work” series. I love seeing how other people view work and office life, so I’m happy to see this trend make it to the library world. Name: Bryan J. Brown (@bryjbrown) Location: Tallahassee, Florida, United States Current Gig: Web Developer, Technology and Digital Scholarship, Florida State University Libraries Current Mobile Device: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 w/ OtterBox Defender cover (just like Becky Yoose!). Current Computer: 15 inch MacBook Pro w/ 8GB of RAM. Current Tablet: 3rd gen. iPad, but I don’t use it much these days. One word that best describes how you work: Structured. What apps/software/tools can’t you live without? Unixy stuff: Other: Dropbox: Keeping my stuff in order across machines is a godsend. What’s your workspace like?

- חדשות, כלכלה, ספורט ובידור מהארץ ומהעולם nrg librarian.net | putting the rarin back in librarian since 1999 רשימת החינמים של אלכסון מאת גיא חג'ג' אנו משתדלים לדווח כאן בכל פעם שארכיון חשוב נפתח לציבור בחינם ברשת, בין אם מדובר במוזיאון מפורסם או באוסף קטן אך מעניין. לרוב, "נפתח לציבור בחינם" פירושו שפריטי המוזיאון ניתנים להורדה ללא מגבלות של זכויות יוצרים (יש יוצאי דופן, אז קראו בזהירות). רשימה זו תכיל את כל הארכיונים עליהם דיווחנו, ותתעדכן מעת לעת: היסטוריה אמנות ספרות מוזיקה משחקים 2,300 משחקי מחשב קלאסיים למשחק בדפדפן נתקלתם בארכיון שנפתח לציבור? זיקוק זה התפרסם באלכסון ב על־ידי גיא חג'ג'.

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