Re: [CODE4LIB] Public Health Metadata

2016-03-19 Thread Jacob Ratliff
I will definitely try to! Going to be a while before there is anything though. Hopefully it can turn into a case study or something like that. On Mar 17, 2016 5:34 PM, "Kyle Banerjee" wrote: > BTW, I hope you share the solution you decide to implement. > > Public health

Re: [CODE4LIB] Forming a Coalition of Libraries running Tor exit nodes: C4L 2016 Breakout Followup

2016-03-19 Thread William Denton
On 19 March 2016, Alison Macrina wrote: Hi all, Andromeda forwarded me this email and so I decided to join the list in case anyone wants to chat about Tor relays (exits and non-exits) in libraries. Welcome---I'm glad you joined. I work at a large university where the library has a small IT

Re: [CODE4LIB] Do you use alt tags in your images for digital collections

2016-03-19 Thread Kyle Banerjee
On Thu, Mar 17, 2016 at 4:39 PM, Erica FINDLEY wrote: > Good evening, > > We are currently experiencing a dilemma with alt tags in our digital > collections. > > We would like to include alt tags to be in compliance with accessibility > guidelines. > > When looking at an item

[CODE4LIB] Job: Senior Systems Librarian / Technical Lead at Yale University Library

2016-03-19 Thread jobs
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Re: [CODE4LIB] List of Database Subjects

2016-03-19 Thread Mitchell B. Roe
On 2016/03/15 14:26, Burrell, Matthew wrote: Hello all, I am looking for examples of lists of database subjects similar to one we are using, https://www.lib.fsu.edu/eresources/subjects , as a comparative model. We would like to limit the number of subjects and searching for examples. Thanks

[CODE4LIB] reearch project about feeling stupid in professional communication

2016-03-19 Thread Swierczek, Julie
Hello all, Following earlier discussions about the fear of looking stupid in public, I've decided my unofficial research project for the year is to look into ways that communication (especially on professional listservs) might provide grounds for that fear. I think this might be something

[CODE4LIB] Job: Applications Programmer at University of Michigan

2016-03-19 Thread jobs
Applications Programmer University of Michigan Ann Arbor **How to Apply** A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position, include your salary

Re: [CODE4LIB] 3M Sensitizer/desensitizer

2016-03-19 Thread Jim Gilbert(WTPL)
Hi Alyssa, While I do not have hardware to donate... I can point you toward Sentry's Bookwand. https://www.minitex.umn.edu/Products/Sentry/ It is a mobile rechargeable sensitizer / desensitizer. I have an example on trial now. The cost is much less expensive than refurbs through 3M. (wand costs

[CODE4LIB] Do you use alt tags in your images for digital collections

2016-03-19 Thread Erica FINDLEY
Good evening, We are currently experiencing a dilemma with alt tags in our digital collections. We would like to include alt tags to be in compliance with accessibility guidelines. When looking at an item detail page , there is a lot of

Re: [CODE4LIB] Do you use alt tags in your images for digital collections

2016-03-19 Thread Hicks, William
I¹m interested in other¹s thoughts on this as well, particularly when you have images within a larger set. We have objects with multiple pages (8 of a 10 in a newspaper, or the back side of a postcard) and the data present in the metadata record never feels quite right for the lower-level pages in

[CODE4LIB] Job: DPLA Network Manager at Digital Public Library of America

2016-03-19 Thread jobs
DPLA Network Manager Digital Public Library of America Boston The Digital Public Library of America is growing our Hubs Network. DPLA Hubs include [Content and Service Hubs](http://dp.la/info/hubs/), and represent almost 2,000 cultural heritage institutions throughout the country. Over the next

[CODE4LIB] Forming a Coalition of Libraries running Tor exit nodes: C4L 2016 Breakout Followup

2016-03-19 Thread Alison Macrina
Hi all, Andromeda forwarded me this email and so I decided to join the list in case anyone wants to chat about Tor relays (exits and non-exits) in libraries. Thanks Ian for getting the thread started! My comments in line: > Fellow Code4Libbers, > > > As promised on Slack, here are the outcomes

Re: [CODE4LIB] Do you use alt tags in your images for digital collections

2016-03-19 Thread English, Eben
For Digital Commonwealth (https://digitalcommonwealth.org/), we just use the title as the alt tag on both the search results and item detail page. Search results:

Re: [CODE4LIB] reearch project about feeling stupid in professional communication

2016-03-19 Thread Heather Braum (NEKLS)
I just want to say this here publicly : I've lurked on this Listserv for a couple of years and haven't seen what Julie's writing about here -- in fact I've been impressed at how helpful people will be, but I have seen it happen on so many other listservs and it's not helpful at all when it

Re: [CODE4LIB] List of Database Subjects

2016-03-19 Thread Stuart A. Yeates
I strongly suggest that participants of this discussion pick up a decent history of library classification systems, since many of the large-scale classification systems started with discussions very much like this History repeating and all that. cheers stuart -- ...let us be heard from red

[CODE4LIB] Job: Data Informationist at Johns Hopkins University

2016-03-19 Thread jobs
Data Informationist Johns Hopkins University Baltimore The William H. Welch Medical Library seeks a collaborative, energetic, and service-oriented Data Informationist to join an established team of information professionals that serves the faculty, staff and students of the Johns Hopkins Medical

Re: [CODE4LIB] ISO: State of the art in video annotation

2016-03-19 Thread Tom Cramer
Stuart, It may be useful to also cross-post this question to the IIIF-discuss list [1]. There is a lot of interest in developing a IIIF-like approach to presenting video via a common API, and one that lends itself to web-based annotation. This would allow theoretically allow users to annotate

[CODE4LIB] Call for Proposals: Linked Library Data Interest Group session at ALA Annual 2016

2016-03-19 Thread Violeta Ilik
*Please excuse cross-postings.* The ALCTS/LITA Library Linked Data Interest Group (LLD-IG) seeks proposals for its meeting on Saturday, June 25th at 8:30-10:00 AM during the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. LLD-IG facilitates active conversation among librarians and information

[CODE4LIB] REMINDER: CfP for Software Preservation Network 2016 Forum

2016-03-19 Thread Zach Vowell
- 2nd CALL FOR PROPOSALS Software Preservation Network Forum Atlanta, GA :: August 1, 2016 Monday of the Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting Georgia State University, downtown

Re: [CODE4LIB] List of Database Subjects

2016-03-19 Thread Shirley Lincicum
The reality is that to do a really good job of driving users to the available resources, you need to categorize databases by both subjects AND departments/courses. These are overlapping but distinct facets that reflect different ways that users can approach locating resources relevant to their

Re: [CODE4LIB] Do you use alt tags in your images for digital collections

2016-03-19 Thread Cornel Darden Jr.
Hello, I would definitely utilize alt tags. I like to be very thorough with the metadata, it's very important for many use cases. Thanks, Cornel Darden Jr. Chief Information Officer Casanova Information Services, LLC Office Phone: (779) 205-3105 Mobile Phone: (708) 705-2945 Sent from my

[CODE4LIB] 3M Sensitizer/desensitizer

2016-03-19 Thread Valenti,Alyssa
Hello collective wisdom! I'm hoping someone may be able to help us out. Our 3M tattle-tape model 435 sensitizer/de-sensitizer has died (RIP). We are now unable to resensitize any of our materials. Would anyone have an extra one of these that they would be willing to donate to our library, or

Re: [CODE4LIB] reearch project about feeling stupid in professional communication

2016-03-19 Thread Cary Gordon
I might have rose colored glasses, but I don’t see much of that in this forum. I can’t remember the last flame war. Most folks just answer the questions as best they can. I think that you should present your sanitized results here. Perhaps we are missing something. Cary > On Mar 18, 2016, at

[CODE4LIB] Call for Lightning Talk Proposals: Science Boot Camp for Librarians Southeast 2016

2016-03-19 Thread Chandler W Christoffel
Call for Lightning Talk Proposals Do you and your library have a new project, program, partnership, or tool that you would like to share with your fellow Science Boot Camp attendees? If so, please propose a Lightning Talk! The Lightning Talks will last 5 minutes per presenter and a laptop with

[CODE4LIB] Code4LibNorth 2016 registration is open: May 26-27 at Kitchener Public Library

2016-03-19 Thread Alison Hitchens
Hi all Code4LibNorth 2016 will be held May 26-27 at the Kitchener Public Library in Kitchener, Ontario. Many thanks to KPL for sponsoring this space for us in their central branch! The Kitchener-Waterloo area is about 95 km/60 miles west of Toronto. Details can be found on the wiki:

Re: [CODE4LIB] List of Database Subjects

2016-03-19 Thread Andrew Darby
Like Oakland U, we use SubjectsPlus for our A-Z list: http://sp.library.miami.edu/subjects/databases.php?letter=bysub and like others, we started out trying to match departments at the university, but I don't think anyone has tried to keep things in sync recently. Andrew On Thu, Mar 17, 2016

Re: [CODE4LIB] ISO: State of the art in video annotation

2016-03-19 Thread Gregory Markus
Hi Stuart, A colleague of mine has just recently recommended Clipper ( http://blog.clippertube.com/index.php/clipper-prototype-3/) they're currently experimenting with it in the EUscreenXL project. Might be worth checking out for you as well. Curious as to what others will suggest as well.

Re: [CODE4LIB] ISO: State of the art in video annotation

2016-03-19 Thread Greg Lindahl
This may or may not be relevant to the "annotation" that the original poster had in mind, but the Internet Archive embedded video player takes subtitles in the common SubRip .srt format, which is apparently supported by many video players & subtitling programs. Instead of using this for closed

Re: [CODE4LIB] List of Database Subjects

2016-03-19 Thread Ian Chan
Hi, The subjects we use are listed on https://biblio.csusm.edu/research_portal/databases. Best, Ian Chan Systems Coordinator University Library California State University San Marcos ic...@csusm.edu | 760-750-4385 | biblio.csusm.edu | Skype: ian.t.chan -Original Message- From:

Re: [CODE4LIB] List of Database Subjects

2016-03-19 Thread Jeremy C. Shellhase
Hi, Subjects we're using are http://library.humboldt.edu/search/articles.html Based pretty much on our programs/depts. "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect." *-- **Mark Twain* Jeremy C. Shellhase Systems Librarian Library room 206 Humboldt

Re: [CODE4LIB] List of Database Subjects

2016-03-19 Thread Salazar, Christina
I'm curious because I wanted to do a better job with our db categorization, other than program/majors/departments, HOW did you(s) come up with your categories? Any usability/card sorting/etc Christina Salazar Systems Librarian John Spoor Broome Library California State University, Channel

Re: [CODE4LIB] reearch project about feeling stupid in professional communication

2016-03-19 Thread McCanna, Terran
I don't see it on this forum, but I have certainly seen it on other professional forums. Terran McCanna PINES Program Manager Georgia Public Library Service 1800 Century Place, Suite 150 Atlanta, GA 30345 404-235-7138 tmcca...@georgialibraries.org - Original Message - From:

[CODE4LIB] FW: Call for Chapters for LITA Guide: Leadership, Entrepreneurship & Technology

2016-03-19 Thread Clapp, Sharon B. (Library)
-- Forwarded message -- From: Leadership Entrepreneurship Technology book > Date: Fri, Mar 18, 2016 at 12:26 PM Subject: Call for Chapters for LITA Guide: Leadership, Entrepreneurship & Technology To: Code4Lib Listserv

[CODE4LIB] Job: Digital Archivist at Yukon Archives

2016-03-19 Thread jobs
Digital Archivist Yukon Archives Whitehorse Reporting to the Territorial Archivist, as Digital Archivist you will be responsible for further developing the Yukon Archives digital preservation management program in accordance with Yukon Archives standards and national and international best

Re: [CODE4LIB] reearch project about feeling stupid in professional communication

2016-03-19 Thread Salazar, Christina
Julie asked a specific question in regards to personal and anonymous opinions. She did not ask for a blanket statement about this list to go out TO the list. (This you can read within her message.) This is one way to shut someone who happens to have a differing opinion down. ("Gosh, everyone