During December 2010

ArchiveIT 4.0 training

Today Erik and Audra attended a webex session from the Internet Archive on new features in ArchiveIT 4.0. They had me from the first few minutes when they announced that this year had been named the ‘year of metadata’ at the Internet Archive! They focused on new features including metadata searching, crawl date limiting, and... more

ACRL/NY: Innovation by Design–Re-Visioning the Library

Last Friday I had the fortune to attend the 2010 ACRL/NY Annual Symposium at Baruch College, Vertical Campus Conference Center in New York. The theme of the symposium was “Innovation by Design: Re-Visioning the Library.” The symposium was a really well run event. ACRL/NY is an excellent organization, and they know how to put on... more

LOST Week: One Fine Morning

This past week was the first “production” week at Z. Smith Reynolds Library’s new offsite storage (LOST) facility. This time-lapse movie demonstrates the sort of work that is being done to accession over 100,000 books from the old storage facility and from the stacks in ZSR Library. This first week was a learning experience for... more