Digital Collections Management Compendium (DCMC)

From the Library of Congress: "In order to promote and support the responsible and trustworthy management of the Library’s vast digital collections, the Digital Collections and Management Services (DCMS) Division of the Library of Congress works to identify, collocate, document, and coordinate guidance across the Library’s various departments of collection custodians."https://loc.gov/programs/digital-collections-management/about-this-program/Tweet

Yesterday was #AskAnArchivist day

Yesterday, on Twitter, I asked "AskAnArchivist (any archivist): what's your least favorite (but important) task?" Here are some of the responses: The Poly ArchivesScanning - definitely scanning. 1) handling delicate materials 2) takes forever for hi-res 3) makes lots of noise But, access is important! GC Spec CollectionsMetadata, sorry. #AskAnArchivist Schenectady Hist SocEntering metadata-it can … Continue reading Yesterday was #AskAnArchivist day

Call for papers – the 15th International Digital Curation Conference, 17-20 February 2020

The 15th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) will take place on 17 - 20 February 2020 in Dublin, Ireland. I hope you can join us! Please find below information on the theme of the conference.Collective Curation: the many hands that make data workIt takes a community to raise a child, so the proverb goes, and … Continue reading Call for papers – the 15th International Digital Curation Conference, 17-20 February 2020