Michael Day and Gerard Clifton do their usual thorough job with Issue Number 9 of the What’s new in digital preservation bulletin. This is a very valuable resource, which would be even more so if it were made available as an RSS feed.
The technology career ladder
Library leaders should be drawn from across the organization. Any idea that technology leaders are overly specialised or too distant from general library work is outmoded and counter-productive.
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Presentation: Two Metadata Directions
The presentation Two Metadata Directions looked at metadata trends, including entification and pluralization. Here are the slides, video and a link to a fuller discussion.
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Two metadata directions
Metadata practice continues to evolve as research and cultural practices diversify. After a brief environmental view, I discuss two important metadata trends here: entification and pluralization.
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