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Second edition of the landmark guide to digital curation

Apr
27

27/4/2016

For immediate release:

Second edition of the landmark guide to digital curation

Useful as both a teaching text and day-to-day working guide, Digital Curation outlines the essential concepts and techniques that are crucial to preserving the longevity of digital resources.

In this revamped and expanded second edition, Gillian Oliver comprehensively revises Ross Harvey’s original text; widening the scope to address continuing developments in the strategies, technological approaches, and activities that are part of this rapidly changing field.

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New edition of the essential guide to organizing library collections

Jul
13

Facet Publishing have announced the release of the second edition of Vanda Broughton’s textbook Essential Classification.

Classification is everywhere. We classify birds and animals, languages and ethnic groups, stars, volcanoes, minerals and clouds, wine and blood, and colours and roses. We classify diseases, occupations and social status; the size of notepaper (grand eagle, elephant and pott); the dimensions of icebergs (small, bergy bits and growlers); and brandy (mellow, pale and superior).

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Free your metadata!

Jun
24

Facet Publishing, have announced the release of Linked Data for Libraries, Archives and Museums: How to clean, link and publish your metadata (http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/title.php?id=9641).

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EBSCO Makes 50 Additional Databases Available Through its Open Metadata Sharing & Technology Collaboration Policy

Jun
16

EBSCO Makes 50 Additional Databases Available
Through its Open Metadata Sharing & Technology Collaboration Policy
~ Metadata is Now Available for 179 EBSCO Full-Text Databases
in Addition to All 74 EBSCO Full-Text Historical Archives and All 550,000+ EBSCO eBooks ~

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Bibliographic Services becomes Metadata Services

May
30

Contact:
Kat Kamp
Backstage Library Works
801.356.1852
[email protected]
www.bslw.com

PROVO, Utah, May 30, 2014 — Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com), a leading provider of technical services to libraries and publishers around the world, announced today the reorganization of its bibliographic services division to reflect the department’s expanded focus of providing all types of metadata services.

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Backstage Cataloging & Metadata Services Experience Significant Growth

Nov
27

PROVO, Utah, November 27, 2013 — Backstage Library Works announced today a 30% growth rate in its cataloging support to the library community during 2013. Increasing need for cataloging and metadata services is seen across academic, public and special institutions. Requests are on the rise for cataloging of non-Roman materials as well as special formats, including CDs, DVDs and music scores.

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EBSCO Publishing and Mergent, Inc. Agreement Adds More Content to EBSCO Discovery Service™

Jan
20

~ Metadata from Mergent, Inc.’s Annual Reports Database Will Be Added to Base Index of EBSCO Discovery Service™ ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — January 20, 2011— EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and Mergent, Inc. (Mergent) have come to an agreement allowing metadata from Mergent’s largest collection, the Annual Reports Database, to be added to the Base Index of EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS). The addition of Mergent resources to the EDS Base Index enhances the quality of metadata available and brings added value to EDS customers.

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BCR and New Mexico State Library Partner to Offer Digitization Workshops

Feb
17

As part of BCR’s efforts to bring digitization training to everyone, the New Mexico State Library and BCR are hosting a series of three workshops, March 24-26, to be held at the state library offices in Santa Fe. Targeted to libraries and cultural heritage institutions, these workshops are designed to guide participants through the planning stages of a new digitization project, including instruction in digital imaging best practices and the creation of Dublin Core metadata.

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