Lots and lots of lovely RBMS bits and bobs…one day I’ll make it there…one day.
Happy 3rd of July! Here are 5 things, mostly gleaned from Tweets of the librarians that did attend RBMS and ALA this year.
- Fabulous presentation about spaces for special collections by Shannon Mattern, Associate Professor in the School of Media Studies at The New School in New York. My favorite comment regarding rows and rows of archival boxes “Amidst the beige and grey,students not only begin to grasp the scope of an institution’s collection and the breadth of formats it contains, but they also begin to appreciate how value is attached to those materials – and just how much of it lives only in material form, and will likely not be digitized any time soon.“
- Slides from Jennifer A. Liss, Metadata Librarian at Indiana University Libraries. I wish I had been able to attend this, but it echoes some of my top concepts – that catalogers need…
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