by Angela Guess Writing for the Boston Globe, David Weinberger recently commented, “If you want to know anything about movies, the Internet’s got you covered. Likewise for details about the world’s roadways, song lyrics, or Pokemon characters. But if you want to know about books and the other items of culture we’ve entrusted to libraries, […]
by Angela Guess Marshall Breeding recently wrote for American Libraries Magazine, “The exhibit hall at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference offered an almost complete representation of the technology products and services available to libraries in North America… One current trend in library technology aims to improve the engagement of patrons with libraries or to provide […]
Marist College, a recognized leader in the use of technology for enhanced teaching and learning, began using Intota™ Assessment, a library collection analytics service from Serials Solutions®.
During the recent Semantic Technology and Business Conference in San Francisco, a motley crew of expert presenters got up in front of a packed room, took a deep breath, and spoke passionately about the semantic projects nearest and dearest to their hearts while the unforgiving clock ticked their five precious minutes away.
An article out of OpenGLAM reports, “Last week, the National Library of the Netherlands (KB) has made two large datasets available.”
The Economist has published an article, Bit Rot, regarding how the world is losing its ability to reconstruct history.
by Angela Guess Quentin Hardy of the New York Times reports, “Harvard is making public the information on more than 12 million books, videos, audio recordings, images, manuscripts, maps, and more things inside its 73 libraries. Harvard can’t put the actual content of much of this material online, owing to intellectual property laws, but this […]
Gary D. Price has posted a new video on InfoDocket, Semantic Technologies & Linked Data for Digitized Collections.
Richard Wallis recently commented on the incorporation of linked data and linked open data at libraries.
Jane Park reports, “CC0 has been getting lots of love in the last couple months in the realm of data, specifically GLAM data (GLAM as in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums).”