San Francisco State University Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives

Professional Experience: Archive Internship Log 1, Septermber 30, 2011 Fall 2011   Approaching the four week mark of my internship at the Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives at San Francisco State University I feel confident in my ability to perform and accomplish the needs that the  Poetry Center and I have worked to establish….

Review: Conserving for the Future by Archiving our Past

Review: Conserving for the Future by Archiving our Past; A Story about Technology and Digitization Informed by a Vintage Paperback Book Collection By Cybèle Werts Ideas cannot by definition become an object that actually smells like it was read long ago by a girl on a porch swing one late autumn evening. ~Cybele Werts In…

Online Collection Assignment Using OCLC’s Content dm

by Anissa Malady, Gina Storelli, Josh Roselle, Kimberly Hayden This assignment allowed us to get a hands on approach to creating a digitization project utilizing a professional commercial software system. This is the paper details the outcome. Online Collection Assignment Using OCLC Contentdm by Anissa Malady, Gina Storelli, Josh Roselle, Kimberly Hayden is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. LIBR 284-02, Scott,…

The Real Estates guide to painters, poets and rock stars

 With the aid of digital resources such as, ProQuest, the digitized New York Times and the ColumbiaUniversity digital collection– have allowed nonprofessionals to become local micro-historians. The Albert Hotel Addresses Its Myths, by Christopher Gray published on April, 15, 2011 in the Real Estate section of the NYT, discusses the creation of work that lead…

The San Francisco Public Library Historical Photograph Collection

Free and Equal Access The San Francisco Public Libraries Historical Photograph Collection, is a true highlight of the Library. Located on the 6th floor, the collection consists of mainly photographs, but also holds works on paper, dating from 1850 to the present. The collection is housed and ran by the knowledgeable staff at the San…

24 Hours of Public Programs

NYPL to digitize 24 hours of audio recordings I do absolutely love the digital presences of the New York Public Library! With funding from the the The Metropolitan New York Library Council, NYPL plans to digitize their audio collection from their public educational program series. From the start of the series in 1983 NYPL has…

review/summary : Web archiving: ethical and legal issues affecting programmes in Australia and the Netherlands

In the article, featured in the August 2010 Australian Library Journal, Lachlan Glanville discusses the challenges two National Libraries– The National Library of Australia and Koninklijke Bibliotheek in the Netherlands– face in the development and continued operation of their web archiving programs.The article is a great example of how libraries around the world are choosing…

Act and Reform : Creating Respect for Copyright Regulation

Abstract In this essay I will examine the difficulties in regulating Copyright law in the Internet Age. Discussing the dichotomy between the political and corporate versus the creator consumer, exploring how together a blending of education and reform is the only way for users and the next generation of users to learn how to “respect”…

Chrome Experiments: Not your mother’s JavaScript.

The purpose of this essay is to simulate an acquisitions proposal. I have chosen the Chrome Experiments as a possible project for inclusion in a digital library or archive setting. The proposal examines the many Chrome Experiments with focus on “The Wilderness Downtown,” an interactive artistic music video created using recent technologies such as HTML5….

Competitive Intelligence Data and Analysis Project.

Competitive Intelligence project–data gathered using social media tools–seeking to synthesize information about the company’s background, marketing, competition, business trends,and any unique information available through social networking or social media websites. The entire Power Point presentation can be accessed through the following link; Competitive Intelligence Data and Analysis Project. LIBR 282 – Seminar in Library Management Topic: Using Social Media for…

The Politics of Prison Libraries

May 22, 2010 The Prison Library As the economy fluctuates and social programming continues to be cut drastically,, the prison system has taken a hard hit. Post-1970s social do-good era, with a stance of rehabilitation, gave way in the 1990s to a hard line punishment position in criminal justice system. Beginning with the Reagan era…

Library Associations

There is a library association for nearly every possible type of library, nationally and internationally. Many of these have a closed institutional membership decree, but many more are open to individual membership. Often these associations feature a national coalition, as well as regional and state divisions. Associations are based on types of: Environment: academic, public,…