still at home

as I'm recovering, pretty much recovered now, from a bicycle crash, this coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) is sweeping the land. People are self-isolating, which I'm used to. Stores are running out of things because people are panic-buying and hoarding. I was scheduled to go back to work next Monday, but it looks like I might be … Continue reading still at home

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."

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