The Summer Educational Institute for Visual Resources and Image Management (SEI) is an annual, intensive workshop covering a range of basic and advanced topics for professionals working with image collections. It is jointly arranged by ARLIS/NA and VRA. SEI 2011 will be held at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM, June 7-10, 2011. […]
The MCN (Museum-Computer Network) annual conference will take place in Austin, Texas Oct 27-30, 2010 and proposals are now being accepted. The conference theme is I/O: The Museum Inside-Out/Outside-In and includes topics such as Behind the scenes and transparency in the museum Commons and digital collections Igniting the Imagination: building communities locally and globally, on-site and […]
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Samuel H. Kress Foundation Summer Educational Institute Scholarships for SEI Pro 2010 The Samuel H. Kress Foundation, http://www.kressfoundation.org/, has generously agreed to sponsor four scholarships for this year’s Summer Educational Institute: SEI Pro 2010. SEI Pro will be held at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM, from June 8 to June 11, 2010. […]
This sounds like an interesting webinar series for anyone working with visual / image resources and other digital assets in library, museum, and nonprofit / corporate settings. And the series is FREE! ***** Earley & Associates presents a free 4-part Jumpstart webinar series dedicated to the strategic, organizational and technological challenges of Digital Asset Management […]
Interesting (and FREE!) professional development opportunity: The Museum Computer Network is pleased to announce that five MCN 2009 sessions will be webcast live, free of charge. MCN 2009 takes place week after next in Portland, Oregon. The webcasts will be on Thursday and Friday, November 12 and 13. We’ll use Twitter to harvest online questions […]
Libraries and Readers Wade Into Digital Lending A recent article in the New York Times highlights ways that libraries are providing access to e-books and digital audio books for their patrons. E-books are certainly gaining in popularity at my institution. Most students actually seemed relieved when a book is online because that means they won’t […]
Interesting piece in the New York Times about social networking tools and user demographics: As the Web grows up, so do its users, and for many analysts, Twitter’s success represents a new model for Internet success. The notion that children are essential to a new technology’s success has proved to be largely a myth.
Is the digital age stamping out serendipity? New web services are trying to balance information management with randomness.
Last week, Amazon remotely deleted copies of George Orwell’s 1984 and Animal Farm from users’ Kindles. As it turns out, the ebook publisher selling the editions didn’t actually own the rights for these works. As one could imagine, the blogospheric reaction to this event has been a mixture of smirking irony, outrage, confusion, and lots […]