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RADCAT! Radical Cataloging & Why it Matters

Poster created by students Annelise Ream, Andrew Wong-Crocitto, and Leah Honor for class presentation on radical cataloging. Highlights political biases in LCSH, religious alternatives to the flawed DDC…

Enriching the Jews in America Portal: A Metadata Harvesting Project

Showcase Projects in Digital Archives (LIS 655-01) Presentation Student Names:¬†Tali Chiyong Han, Eleanor Meyer, Genna Sarnak Title:¬†Enriching the Jews in America Portal: A Metadata Harvesting Project Abstract: In…

Cataloging Moving Images

Our project is a poster about Cataloging Moving Images across time. We examine the different formats and standards used by various institutions to catalog moving images from Edison…

Warp and Weft: Weaving together American Textile Collections

Warp and Weft is a linked data website collecting textiles from the Met and Cooper-Hewitt. We will cover the stages of a LOD-LAM project, from the underlying data model, to converting records into RDF triples, and building the Drupal website.

Place-things: Cataloging the Ephemeral

  This presentation explores the description of art works that are temporary in nature — in other words, works which are subject to change, alteration, or removal.  The…

A Digital Disorder: The Future of Library Classification

So says the early 20th century British librarian, William Charles Berwick Sayers, in his influential, Manual of Classification for Librarians and Bibliographers (first published in 1926). Classification, as…