New York Technical Services Librarians Annual Reception for Librarians, Information Professionals and Library School Students
Friday, March 26, 2010
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
The New York Public Library
Trustees Room (206)
Fifth Avenue & Forty-Second Street
This is an opportunity for librarians, archivists, and information professionals from the metropolitan area to meet informally. It is also a chance for library school students to learn about the various professional organizations in the metropolitan area and to meet future colleagues and employers.
Please RSVP to Kate Adler, NYTSL Secretary, by Friday, March 19, 2010 at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wine & Cheese will be served.
You are welcome to bring announcements of professional opportunities to the reception.
More details will follow soon.
Rodica Tanjala Krauss, NYTSL President
If you are interested in social metadata, check out this article by Rose Holley on tagging full text searchable articles in historical newspapers:
Here is the link to the site I mentioned today:
Lobbyists beware: judge rules metadata is public record
Dear colleagues and friends,
You are invited to attend The NYTSL Fall meeting:
New York Technical Services Librarians
Fall Meeting & Program
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
TOPIC: The Battle of RDA: Victors or Victims
SPEAKER: Rick Block,
Head, Special Collections Metadata and Cataloging, Columbia University. Adjunct Professor, Palmer School of Library and Information Science at Long Island University. Visiting Associate Professor, Pratt Institute School of Information and Library Science
WHERE and WHEN:
South Court Auditorium
NYPL Humanities & Social Sciences Library
Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street
New York, N.Y. 10018
Wednesday, Nov 4, 2009
Refreshments, 5:00-6:00 PM
Meeting & Program, 6:00-8:00 PM
Current Member*: $15
Membership and Program: $25
NYTSL now offers PayPal as a preferred payment method. Please go to http://www.nytsl.org/fall2009.html to register. Mail-in registration forms are also available on the website.
*For questions about membership status, please contact Lisa Genoese, email@example.com .
With this online publication, the ARLIS/NA Cataloging Advisory Committee continues the series of best practice publications devoted to the cataloging of exhibition catalogs.
The METRO professional development catalog is now available here.
The New Zealand Digital Library has a music digital library system called MELDEX that allows users to literally sing (or hum) their queries, generating a list of matching folksong tunes. If you click on the “Start a music query” icon, you can then choose to make a query using either “symbolic input” or “raw audio input”.
With this Firefox addon an icon is displayed whenever you’re on a site with embedded Dublin Core metadata, and you can click on it and see the DC tags. Now the challenge is to find some sites using DC!