Librarians are awesome story:
About a year ago I was working on a research project and couldn't find a book - it was cited in another book, but had no WorldCat record, there was no online trace of its (Moscow-based) publisher, the Slavic-language specialist at the university library was even stumped. I put in a request for acquisition anyway with what info I had, because what the hell
SURVEY OPPORTUNITY. Library, Archives, and Museum workers! Have you held a position created through grant funding (US)? Was any of the work you did digital? We want to hear about your experience as a worker: https://pennstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bODNUR7shGKXemx
(this is separate from forum participation)
This survey is gathering data for Collective Responsibility: National Forum on Labor Practices for Grant-Funded Digital Positions, IMLS funding number LG-73-18-0236. Help us & share the survey w/friends and colleagues.
Are there any good blog posts/resources out there you know of that are like @bitsgalore 's Preserving Optical Media from the Command line guide but for hard drives?
RT @joshuatj No Time to Wait 3: Rough Consensus and Running Archives is happening right now.
A FREE two-day symposium focused on open media, open standards, and digital audiovisual preservation hosted by British Film Institute and MediaArea.net.
More info at https://mediaarea.net/NoTimeToWait3
Catch the livestream at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3mthecCNRM
Hey, qualitative researchers! Try out the first release of this *FREE* and *OPEN SOURCE* qualitative research tool, Taguette!
Installers for macOS and Windows are here: https://taguette.fr/install.html and so are installation instructions for folks on Linux!
Are there any existing/openly available controlled vocabularies for cataloging computer hardware?
Love having a whiteboard again so I can peer into my own soul https://digipres.club/media/4fJiDqX4sobO0M49-tM
No I don't *need* to use the hockey puck mouse but how could I not https://digipres.club/media/1v4FIPEfPBXJQtum2Ck
Around and around and around we go https://digipres.club/media/77JPJy5tQLUrc0RQGg0
Is it possible to have an Ubuntu desktop environment that doesn't eat ~1.5 GB of RAM out of the box *and* whose design looks fresher than 2010 or are those the options