Category: Internet Research

Modern Archival Literature: A Brief Annotated Bibliography

Modern Archival Literature: A Brief Annotated Bibliography: Because I have not yet published anything about how to take the ACA exam yet, I thought I would at least post a fairly brief annotated bibliography of many of the books and articles I read in preparation for the exam. Hopefully, some will find it helpful. It […]

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Largest archive of free culture to be built in the Netherlands

Largest archive of free culture to be built in the Netherlands: From the Netherlands, the “Images for the Future” project is building a large-scale conservation and digitization project to make available 285,000 hours of film, television, and radio recordings, as well as more than 2.9 million photos from the Netherlands’ film and television archives. A […]

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"For archivists with strong geeky tendencies"

“For archivists with strong geeky tendencies”: Yesterday saw the first meeting of the Data Standards Group of the Society of Archivists under its new name. It was formerly known as the EAD/Data Exchange Group. The new name reflects a new, broader remit for the group, which is now providing a focus for digital preservation as […]

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PrattNews: PRATT INSTITUTE SCHOOL OF INFORMATION AND LIBRARY SCEINCE LAUNCHES COUNTRY’S FIRST ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN MUSEUM LIBRARIES NEW YORK, N.Y. November 8, 2006 – Pratt Institute’s School of Information and Library Science (SILS) introduced the world’s first program focusing on museum libraries this fall semester. The Advanced Certificate in Museum Libraries will yield a Master’s […]

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Off To LindenLab for their Symposium on Governance in Virtual Worlds.

I made it to newark airport… My only hangup of course is that is did something to my back yesterday afternoon and basically haven’t slept much, but eh, that only caused me to walk up and down 34th street for 10-15 minutes wondering where the heck the penn station door was, because I’d never been […]

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Google Code – Updates: Announcing Tesseract OCR

Google Code – Updates: Announcing Tesseract OCR: We wanted to let you all know that a few months ago we quietly released – or actually re-released – an Optical Character Recognition (OCR) engine into open source. You might wonder why Google is interested in OCR? In a nutshell, we are all about making information available […]

Read More | Home of the Evergreen ILS. | Home of the Evergreen ILS.: This is information central for the development effort of an open source Integrated Library System (ILS), named Evergreen. This software is being developed and maintained by the Georgia Public Library Service for use by the Georgia Library PINES Program, a consortium of 252 public libraries. This software can […]

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EC calls on Member States to contribute to the European digital library

EC calls on Member States to contribute to the European digital library: The European Commission urged EU Member States on 25 August to set up large-scale digitisation facilities, so as to accelerate the process of getting Europe’s cultural heritage on line via the European digital library. In a Recommendation on digitisation and digital preservation, it […]

Read More — What Is OpenDocument — What Is OpenDocument: The OpenDocument Format (ODF) is an emerging file format standard for electronic office documents. Representing a triumph of common sense over the methods conceived before the rise of the Internet, ODF’s goals are both exciting and controversial. Early adopters of the format include state and municipal governments in some near- […]

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The Journal of Electronic Publishing

The Journal of Electronic Publishing: 
 The Journal of Electronic Publishing – Summer 2006 edition now available —— some of these articles are interesting.

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