Session 2 in the series, “From MARC to BIBFRAME” will focus on the concept of the URI/IRI (uniform resource identifier/internationalized resource identifier) as the core of the linked data/semantic web operations. This session will focus both on the conceptual aspect of URI linking and also on the workflow and functional implications of moving from traditional authority control to URI based authority control.
Join the ALA’s IFC Privacy Subcommittee and the Office for Intellectual Freedom for solid guidance on developing privacy programming that will educate and engage your library users and provide an update on current privacy issues confronting libraries today. Presenters will offer brief introductions to resources on students’ and minors’ privacy and a guide to free and low-cost print and online resources that can support your library’s observance of Choose Privacy Week. This FREE archived webinar was originally presented March 24, 2016.
This course is not currently being offered as part of this year’s course schedule; however, for groups who have 20 or more individuals interested in taking the course, we can offer it exclusively to your organization! Gaming at the library refers to board, card, role-playing, and big games, not just digital video games. In this YALSA e-course, we'll educate non-gamers about what games are and introducing librarians to the many formats of hobby that engages teens in the community.
This presentation will provide an overview of the development of a data catalog including outreach strategies, the data curation process and challenges. It will also briefly discuss the role of the Data Catalog Collaboration Project, a multi-university collaboration for exchanging ideas and setting metadata standards.
This webinar will begin with a short description of best practices for consideration in any research data collection/management plan. Once this information is covered, the webinar will transition to a demonstration and discussion of REDCap—a data management platform used by research teams across the world.
This webinar will discuss the kinds of research questions librarians pursue, and the relevant research methodologies for each. Qualitative, quantitative, historical, and analytic methods all have their place in the research process, depending on the question we want to answer.
In 2017 the University of Virginia Library administration commissioned an internal task force to identify best practices for digital project workflows. This webinar will discuss the roles and responsibilities of the membership in thier multi-unit group, the nascent workflows and experiments with new communication paths, as well as the tools in use to support these new ways of interacting with each other and the tasks associated with making digital content available.
If you’re interested in learning more about screencasts and hearing tips on how to create them, this is the perfect on-demand webinar for you! Screencasts are excellent tools for demonstrating software, teaching computer skills, and visually sharing step-by-step navigation of websites and databases. They can be a powerful tool for all sizes of public libraries. Come learn how to design and produce killer screencasts for staff and public use, whether your targeted audience is a single person or an entire community.
This webinar is intended for catalogers who have little or no experience with rare and unique maps but who nonetheless find themselves faced with a rare or unique map to catalog. The presenter will share general principles, best practices, and tips for cataloging special collections maps.
Special Collections materials can be rare and unique, but they can also just be odd and unusual. In this webinar, a special collections cataloger will guide catalogers of all levels through the bibliographic description of special collections monographs.